Coin How, Grizedale

Coin How, Grizedale

Incident 20 of 2020:-
16/08/2020, 12:59, Coin How, Grizedale, SD322921
A dull, misty Sunday which turned into a busy one. Cumbria Police called us about a male who had fallen from a mountain bike in Grizedale Forest, sustaining significant chest injuries. We despatched two Land Rovers, and he was assessed by doctors. His injuries were deemed sufficiently serious to require immediate evacuation, and helicopter assistance was requested. Helimed 58 of the Great North Air Ambulance Service was able to land close to the casualty and fly him to further care at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
In total, 27 members attended base for this incident and Incident 21, plus 3 more from LAMRT, and it took around 3 hours.

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