Collapsed man rescued from moorland

A collapsed man was brought to safety from the moors above Chorley by mountain rescuers.

Sunday, 3rd September 2017, 11:59 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:48 pm
Bowland Pennine Mounatin Rescue Team (BPMRT) rescue a collapsed man from hills above White Coppice. Picture courtesy of BPMRT.

Members of the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team responded on Saturday afternoon after being called to the hills above White Coppice.

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A man had collapsed and was unconscious.

The team administered first aid before carrying the casualty on a stretcher to a waiting ambulance at Brinscall.

The man’s condition is not known.