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Man falls 100ft from Cumbrian crag
10:05am Tuesday 1st October 2013 in News
A 26-year-old man had to be airlifted to hospital yesterday after falling 100 feet from Auterstone Crag, near Ullswater.
The walker, who was helped by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team and the North West Ambulance Service, had fallen down towards the path on the Ullswater side of Barton Fell, at around 5.30pm.
He was treated at the scene for head injuries before being lowered off the fell and transported to the air ambulance which flew him to Cumberland Infimary Carlisle.
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