The woman was walking on the path at the foot of Place Fell

The woman was walking on the path at the foot of Place Fell

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring herself on a Lake District path.

The woman from Middlesbrough was reported to have suffered a broken arm and facial injuries when she fell on the shore path opposite Glenridding Pier today.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.40pm and picked up ambulance paramedics on their way to the scene.

The walker was treated by rescue team members and a paramedic from the North West Ambulance Service before being stretchered from the path to a waiting Patterdale team Land Rover which took her to a waiting ambulance.

Six Patterdale MRT volunteers were involved in the 90-minute rescue. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team was also put on standby during the incident.

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