Incident 16th June

RTC Thursday 16th June 18.10; motorcycle hit by car on A591 just north of Thirlmere Lake; one 49yr old female pillion passenger critically injured; treated by passing doctor & nurse, NWAS paramedics, Northwest Air Ambulance paramedics & two BASICS Doctors (one from Caldbeck & Dr Weston from BEEP Fund, Penrith); placed in medically induced coma & given other treatments at the scene. Then joined by Doctor & paramedic from Great North Air Ambulance, when also given blood transfusion before being flown to the RVI in Newcastle.