Cut-thorn, A54

  • Call out for year: 42
  • Date: 10/08/12
  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • Grid ref:
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 9
  • Time taken: 21 mins
  • Total man hours: 3 hrs 9 mins

Incident report

On Friday afternoon the team was called to Cut-thorn Farm, just off the A54 Buxton – Congleton Road.

An 18 year old male from Goostry, Cheshire, fell whilst rope swinging in the River Dane and sustained a suspected spinal injury.

The team was stood down en-route when it became apparent that the ambulance service had managed to get the casualty airlifted to hospital.

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