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Knee and head injury, Glenridding Common

December 21, 2020


Glenridding CommonGrid reference: NY 35900 16900

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out following a report of a male with a knee injury. The male had descended from Swirral Edge with his friend and had taken a fall injuring his head and knee.

With the help of his friends they managed to make their way down to Glenridding Common. One of the party had run ahead and notified Mountain Rescue after dialling 999. The team located the casualty on the main path on Glenridding Common. The casualty was assisted down towards a waiting Landrover and transferred to the base, where a cut to his head was treated by the team Doctor.

The rescue lasted 2hrs and involved 17 team members.