Mountain rescuers called out twice in 70 minutes

Two injured women fell walkers were yesterday rescued by Cockermouth's Mountain Rescue Team in unrelated - and almost simultaneous - accidents.

In the first incident, reported at 1.30pm yesterday, a 68-year-old woman broke her wrist neaer Burtness Wood on Buttermere's lakeshore.

The Cockermouth team's 23 members drove to the lakeshore and then walked to the woman.

She was treated at the scene and then driven by the team doctor to Whitehaven's West Cumberland...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-05-22 12:38
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