52 year old women injured above Buttermere

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called at 11:45 on Sunday 19th March to a 52 year old lady from Suffolk, who slipped whilst descending the fell side just above the village of Buttermere.

She was treated by team members for a suspected broken ankle, before being stretchered from the fell and handed over to an NWAS land ambulance at Buttermere.  24 team members were involve in the rescue which last just over an hour and a half.