AT 16:07hrs on Saturday, September 22nd The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a hillwalker who had sustained a leg injury.
The woman had sustained an injury to her knee while descending from Lugnaquilla. The party’s position was confirmed using Sarloc Technology and Mountain Rescue (MR) parties were dispatched to their location. The woman’s injuries were assessed by an MR medic. She was packaged and stretchered to a MR vehicle which transferred her to an ambulance. The incident was stood down at 18:26hrs.