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Knee injury on Swirral Edge

October 2, 2023

October 1, 2023 12:37

On Saturday October 1st 12:37 the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was tasked by Cumbria Police to attend an incident on Swirral Edge, Helvellyn.

A young man in his 20’s had fallen from the Edge and severely injured his leg. 19 members of the team responded and with the assistance of a Coast Guard helicopter from Wales, the young man was evacuated from the fell for further treatment at hospital.

This incident involved 19 members of the team and took a total of 5hrs 30 minutes