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Fractured ankle - Hallin Fell

Hallin Fell
Grid reference: NY 43400 19836
23/10/2012
Broken ankle – Hallin fell

Patterdale Mountain rescue Team were called by the Police to the report of a woman with an injured ankle near the summit of Hallin Fell. The woman, a 23 year old teacher from Carlisle, was accompanying an outdoor pursuits group when she slipped.

On arriving at the scene, the woman was treated for a suspected fractured ankle, given pain relief and placed on a stretcher. She was then lowed down the fell side to the road. The woman was then transported by team Landrover ambulance to Pooley Bridge, where she was transferred to a County ambulance, which then took her on to Carlisle Infirmary.