Walker collapses from medical condition on Pen-y-Ghent, North Yorkshire

Walker collapses from medical condition on Pen-y-Ghent, North Yorkshire

Walker collapses from medical condition on Pen-y-Ghent, North Yorkshire

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A WALKER collapsed from a medical condition on Pen-y-Ghent prompting a rescue from the Clapham Cave Rescue team.

The team was called out on Saturday at around 9.25pm after reports a 25-year-old male had collapsed on the south ridge of the fell.

The team used mobile phone location technology (SARLOC) to determine the position of the man.

He was treated by paramedics and a team doctor, before the team stretchered him to Brackenbottom for transfer to a road ambulance.

It took a total of 39 volunteer hours.

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