Walker sustains head injury after fall near Hayeswater Dam

Tuesday 26/02/2020 15:58 

On Tuesday 26th February Patterdale MRT was alerted by Cumbria Police to an elderly gentleman who had sustained a head injury while out walking with friends close to Hayeswater Dam.

The gentleman who was "walking wounded" had continued making his way down with colleagues from the Dam to the car park at Hartsop, where he was met and assessed by a paramedic from the team. After assessment the gentleman thanked the team for their efforts and continued on his way.

The callout involved 16 team members and lasted 1.5hrs