The woman slipped on snow on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

The woman slipped on snow on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales fell after injuring herself when she slipped on snow.

The 58-year-old woman was on the summit of Pen-y-ghent yesterday, Saturday, when she broke her wrist in the incident.

The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 2.40pm and went to the woman’s aid.

She was treated at the scene and kept warm until an air ambulance was able to land near the site.

Team members carried her to the helicopter which airlifted her to Horton in Ribblesdale, from where an ambulance drover her to hospital.

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