Early Friday afternoon, mountain rescue teams were called out to Pendle Hill following reports that a walker had fallen unconscious.
After a call from the police, the team was mobilised around 1pm.
Volunteers from the Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue team were able to reach the walkers as they were retracing their steps from Ogden Clough down towards the reservoir.
An ambulance was waiting for the walker as they were brought down from the hill and taken to Barely.
A spokesperson for the mountain rescue team said: “The callout was at lunch time on Friday, shortly after 1pm, to assist a walker who had become unconscious whilst walking up Pendle hill.
“Their location was initially unclear from the information through Lancashire police, but as the team was mobilised we were able to speak directly to the informant and confirm they were slowly retracing steps from Ogden Clough, and descending back to the reservoir.
“As team members arrived at the upper reservoir, local police had been able meet to with the walking group, who had made slow but steady progress to self-extract off the hill.
“The police were conveying the casualty down to Barley to meet with an ambulance for further assessment.”
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