Angle Tarn 9th August 16:12hrs (24/2012)

Angle Tarn 9th August 16:12hrs (24/2012)

The team was called to the aid of a youth who had a possible broken ankle.

However, we wThe team was called out to assist the Langdale & Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team.
A teenager had a suspected badly sprained ankle. Unfortunately she was at Angle Tarn, a beautifully positioned tarn below the Bowfell Range, but it would necessitate a long awkward carry out by stretcher.
Although LAMRT is a large team, there are occasions when members are already deployed on other incidents or unable to attend, so a request for help from another neighbouring team is not uncommon. In this instance however, whilst en route, we were informed that the Air Ambulance was picking up the casualty. So we turned around and headed home, having just reached Elterwater.ere then advised that a forestry vehicle had picked up the casualty and taken him to an ambulance. The team was therefore stood down.

 

 

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