Injured walker in 'increased level of pain' rescued late at night

Rescue teams attended the scene where a person suffered a knee injury.

Injured walker rescued late at night on West Highland Way after ‘increased level of pain’ Lomond Mountain Rescue

A walker who suffered a knee injury and was in an “increased level of pain” was rescued on the West Highland Way.

Teams from Lomond Mountain Rescue launched a recovery mission at around 11.27pm on Friday, April 12 after reports of a walker suffering a knee injury.

Volunteers recovered the hiker on foot south of the Beinglas Campsite near Inverarnan before the casualty began to suffer an “increased level of pain” and was placed on a stretcher.

A walker was recued late at night on the popular walking route.Lomond Mountain Rescue

A post by Lomond MRT on Facebook read: “At 11.27pm yesterday evening, Lomond MRT were called to an individual suffering a knee injury on the West Highland Way to the south of Beinglas Campsite.

“After the initial assessment, some progress was made on foot but with an increased level of pain, the decision was taken to stretcher the casualty to a waiting team vehicle located at the campsite.

“Many thanks to colleagues from Police Scotland for the initial response and assistance.”

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