Horseshoe Dale, nr. Chelmorton

  • Call out for year: 69
  • Date: 23/10/11
  • Time: 12:27 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 098 702
  • Type of incident: Mountain Biker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 17
  • Time taken: 20 mins
  • Total man hours: 5 hrs

Incident report

On Sunday, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were on a training exercise in the Rushop Edge area when a call for assistance was received.

The ambulance service were dealing with a 48 year old male from the Nottingham area who had crashed whilst mountain biking in Horseshoe Dale, near Chelmorton. This was a difficult extraction with a severely injured biker. A helimed team was on site, and were able to deal with the incident without additional support. The MRT were stood down on arrival.

The casualty was airlifted to the Derby Royal Hospital.

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