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Knee injury Scandale Pass

August 18, 2021

August 17, 2021 4pm

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday 17/08/21 at around 1600. The report was of a young casualty who was doing his DoE with his school.

The casualty had sustained a knee injury and was unable to continue. He was located at the top of Scandale Pass. His  knee was stabilised using a vacuum splint and he was then evacuated to the road on a stretcher and taken back to his accommodation in Patterdale.

15 team members attended and the rescue lasted 3hrs.