A YOUNG man was evacuated from Great Langdale after sustaining a head injury while scrambling on Tarn Crag.

Langdale and Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team were alerted to the incident on Thursday at around 12.30pm.

A spokesman said: "Initially we were told he was being assisted down on foot, but his condition deteriorated somewhat and he was met, treated and evacuated by team members to an ambulance waiting at the car park below."