DUDDON and Furness Mountain Rescue Team was called out to assist after a walker suffered facial injuries and her friend collapsed.

Kendal Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT) was notified by the police and the ambulance service about the incident at Whitbarrow, between Grange and Kendal, at around 2.45pm yesterday.

The Duddon and Furness team was called to provide assistance.

A KMRT spokesman said: "A walker had taken a tumble over a stile and received arm and facial injuries.

"Meanwhile her companion had collapsed whilst raising the alarm."

The KMRT spokesman said the casualty who had collapsed was soon mobile while the other walker was stretchered down the fell to an ambulance.