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Walker suffered seizure

December 5, 2022

December 4, 2022 10.30am

On Saturday 04/12/22 at around 10:30 the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team received a call out from North West Ambulance Service with regard to a walker who had fainted and suffered a seizure.

The walker and her friend had only just set off from Hartsop to walk to Angle Tarn when she unexpectedly fainted and fell to the ground. Another couple who were passing stopped to help and they called 999.

The Patterdale team, the Great North Air Ambulance and a land ambulance responded. The casualty was assessed by the helimed medic and she was then transferred to the land ambulance in the team’s Landrover.