Hollins Cross, Mam Tor Ridge

  • Call out for year: 75
  • Date: 9/10/10
  • Time: 10:55 am
  • Grid ref: SK 135 845
  • Type of incident: Mountain Biker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 9
  • Time taken: 1.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 13.5

Incident report

Buxton and Edale Teams’ snatch squad responded to a male mountain biker from Northampton who was taking part in a charity bike ride.  The bike slipped on the wet limestone causing a suspected fractured ankle for the rider. 

First Aid was initially rendered by rescue team members before the casualty was taken by air-ambulance to a Chesterfield hospital.

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