Rescue volunteers come to aid of injured walker

Photo: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team.

Members of Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team (SMRT)were called to the aid of an injured walker on Friday.

The incident happened on the fells above Askrigg.

SMRT was called by the police to help initially.

The team then received a called from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to another job in Gunnerside Gill.

However, when the walker was located it was realised this was the same incident.

The walker was treated on scene and then evacuated by air ambulance.