The Scrow 15th August 2016 10:57hrs 38/2016


The weather was warm with sunny intervals.

The Team was contacted by Cumbria Police regarding a lady who had fallen while walking with her family on a path from the bottom of The Scrow to Miners Bridge and sustained an ankle injury.

Initially two vehicles were deployed with the third vehicle bring further members and Ambulance crew when they arrived at base.

The casualty was located easily and treated for a very painful suspected fracture dislocation of her ankle. She was given pain relief prior to splinting and stretchering her off the fell to our vehicles. She was then taken to the Team’s base in Coniston and transferred to a land Ambulance from North West Ambulance Service for the onward journey to Furness General Hospital.

The incident took approximately 2 hours to complete.


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