Torver Common 10th May 2017, 14:41hrs 13/2017


The weather was warm and dry with a light breeze.

The team were contacted by CUMPOL to an incident involving a lady who had fallen and injured herself while on the fell with her husband. She had sustained an injury to her head and arm.

A full team call out was initiated and two vehicles left the base to attend the injured party.

On arrival at scene the lady was treated for her injuries and a helimed was requested. This was done due to the nature of the injury suffered.

Once the Great North Air Ambulance had landed the lady was transferred in to the care of there doctor and paramedic and she was placed on board. She was then flown to Preston for further treatment.

12 team members attended this incident which lasted 3 1/2 hours.