Walker injured in fall on Old Man of Coniston


A walker was airlifted from the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District after he fell and injured himself yesterday (Feb 11).  The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the aid of the 65-year-old man, from Ulverston, after he sustained a dislocated shoulder, facial injuries and was suffering from hypothermia. He was treated by Coniston Mountain Rescue Team and the GNAAS doctor and paramedic crew, before being flown to Furness General Hospital in Barrow-in-Furness for treatment.

A walker was airlifted from the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District after he fell and injured himself yesterday (Feb 11). 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the aid of the 65-year-old man, from Ulverston, after he sustained a dislocated shoulder, facial injuries and was suffering from hypothermia.

He was treated by Coniston Mountain Rescue Team and the GNAAS doctor and paramedic crew, before being flown to Furness General Hospital in Barrow-in-Furness for treatment. The flight took 10 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition.

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