- Call out for year: 49
- Date: 18/08/11
- Time: 12:15 pm
- Grid ref: SK 146 827
- Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 11
- Time taken: 54 mins
- Total man hours: 9 hrs 50 mins
A joint Buxton and Edale snatch squad was called to Castleton at lunchtime to assist the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
A 65 year old lady from Handforth, Cheshire, was walking along the footpath above Goosehill Hall when she slipped and sustained a suspected fractured ankle. She was treated on site by the ambulance service paramedics, placed onto a stretcher and carried to the road by team personnel. From there she was transferred into the waiting ambulance and taken to Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, for further treatment.