Grinlow Woods, Buxton
- Call out for year: 52
- Date: 24/08/11
- Time: 3:34 pm
- Grid ref: SK 051724
- Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 14
- Time taken: 50 mins
- Total man hours: 11 hrs 30 mins
On Wednesday afternoon, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called to Pooles Cavern to assist the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
A 46 year old male from Newmarket, Suffolk, was walking with his family in Grinlow Woods when he collapsed, hitting his head on a rock as he fell to the ground, sustaining head injuries.
He was treated on site by ambulance service paramedics, placed onto a stretcher and carried by team members to the waiting ambulance in the car park. From there he was transferred to Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, for further treatment.