Grinds Brook, Edale

  • Call out for year: 48
  • Date: 17/08/11
  • Time: 2:02 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 124 857
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 8
  • Time taken: 30 mins
  • Total man hours: 4 hours

Incident report

A Buxton Edale snatch squad was called to Edale village to attend a casualty who had fallen about 3 metres from a rope swing, and landed in the river.

The casualty, a 16 year old female from Cudworth, Barnsley, sustained pelivic injuries. She was treated on site by the helicopter doctor, and carried a short distance by team members to the Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland Air Ambulance which flew her to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

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