The injured woman is put into the helicopter by rescuers. Photo: Cockermouth MRT

The injured woman is put into the helicopter by rescuers. Photo: Cockermouth MRT

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself.

The 31-year-old woman from Redcar on Teesside was walking on the Hay Stacks path near Black Beck Tarn on Saturday when she tripped.

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out and an air ambulance flew to the scene, where the walker had injured her ankle.

The woman was treated on the fell by Cockermouth MRT members and an air ambulance paramedic before being flown by the helicopter to Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle for further treatment.

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