Quad biker stretchered off Cumbria fell after crash with car

A quad biker has been injured in a collision which saw the vehicle come skidding off a road in the fells.

Just before 5pm on New Year’s Eve, Kewick Mountain Rescue, North West Ambulance Service and Cumbria Fire & Rescue were called to a collision below Catbells.

Paramedics called for assistance with the quad bike after the vehicle skidded off the road after a ‘minor collision’ with a car.

The rider suffered a broken collar bone.

Keswick Mountain Rescue posted about the incident on Facebook, saying: “It’s unusual for us to called out to road traffic accidents, but the ambulance service requested support after a quad bike had gone off the road, below Catbells, following a minor collision with a car. As well as MR a fire crew also attended.

“After an assessment by the team medics analgesia was given to the quad bike rider who appeared to have suffered a broken collar bone. After this it was a straight forward stretcher raise up the bank and into the ambulance. 1 hour 21 minutes.”

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