Brand Side, Buxton

  • Call out for year: 22
  • Date: 25/04/17
  • Time: 12:51 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 043 386
  • Type of incident: Mountain Biker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 18
  • Time taken: 10 minutes
  • Total man hours: 1.5 hours

Incident report

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team called to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service with an incident in the remote hamlet of Brand Side off the Buxton to Leek road.
It was reported that a mountain biker had fallen from his bike sustaining injuries but the exact location of the accident was imprecise. Buxton team alerted 18 members who were available to respond and team vehicles were being prepared.  However, within a few minutes of the call the team was stood down when the mountain biker was located by a paramedic First Responder who located the casualty at the road-side.

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