Man slips and suffers a head injury at Hole in the Wall, above Red Tarn

Saturday 02/12/2017 13:35 

On Saturday 2 December 2017, volunteers of Patterdale MRT were called out by Cumbria Police, to assist a man who had slipped on ice and sustained a head injury at the Hole in the Wall, above Red Tarn

The man, who had been out walking with his wife, was treated at the scene by team medics before being placed in a cas bag and stretchered down towards Greenside Mines, where he was transferred into a landrover and then back to the rescue centre.

The incident was attended by 12 members of the team and lasted 3.5hrs