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Man with ankle injury, close to Hole in the Wall, Striding Edge

September 21, 2022

September 19, 2022 10:05 am

Volunteers of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria police to reports of a gentleman who had sustained an ankle injury. The man was located close to the Hole in the Wall, just before reaching Striding Edge.

After attempts failed to reach the informant by mobile phone to ascertain medical updates so it was decided to call a Coastguard aircraft along with Penrith MRT. Due to a rapid response from the Coastguard the man was treated on scene by their paramedic just as team members arrived. After treatment the patient was flown down to Patterdale playing fields from where, along with his companion, he made his was to hospital for a further check up.

Thanks go the Coastguard and Penrith MRT for assistance.