Walker With Injured Ankle Rescued Off Criffel

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At 2.00pm on 8 July 2020 Dumfries and Galloway Police Division requested the assistance ofMoffat Mountain Rescue Team to assist Scottish Ambulance Service with the rescue of a walker on Criffel, near Dumfries. 

Today's casualty on Criffel is winched into Rescue 199

Publiée par Moffat Mountain Rescue Team sur Mercredi 8 juillet 2020

11 team members responded and made their way to the casualty site with first aid
equipment and a stretcher. Rescue 199, a Search and Rescue Helicopter from Prestwick
also responded and arrived on scene at the same time as team members.

The team and the helicopter winchman treated the casualty and the scene and prepared thecasualty for winching into the helicopter. The walker had suffered a suspected broken anklenear the summit of the hill.

The team then escorted the casualties husband from the hill and stood down, cleaning all
the team equipment in preparation for next time it may be required.