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Teenager stretchered off fell after getting stuck in mud
1:11pm Saturday 21st September 2013 in News
A 17-YEAR-OLD girl from Cheshire injured her knee yesterday after getting stuck in mud close to Sheffield Pike, near Ullswater.
Her friends put her into a sleeping bag and tent to keep her warm while waiting for the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) to arrive.
The girl’s leg was splinted and she was put on to a stretcher and lowered down the fell to a waiting team ambulance.
After being re-assessed at Patterdale MRT’s rescue base she was released to travel to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle in the care of her group.
The rescue took 3.5 hours and involved 14 team members.
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