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Ullswater, lakeshore footpath – lady tripped and sustained injuries

August 2, 2021

August 1, 2021 4 pm

At 16:00hrs on Sunday 1st August, Patterdale MRT was called by North  West Ambulance Service to reports of a lady who had tripped while walking on the lakeshore path between Glenridding and Howtown.

Due to the location of the incident the inflatable rescue boat was launched and made its way to the scene while team members assembled at Sandwick before making their way on foot to the incident.

The lady was treated by team members for her injuries before being transported by the rescue boat back to Sandwick and into a waiting ambulance, from where she was transferred to hospital for further treatment.

The callout lasted 2hrs and 11 volunteer members