Jacobs Ladder

  • Call out for year: 78
  • Date: 17/10/10
  • Time: 10:37 am
  • Grid ref: SK 086 862
  • Type of incident: Mountain Biker Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 5
  • Time taken: 2 hours
  • Total man hours: 10 hours

Incident report

Buxton & Edale joint snatch squad called out to assist a mountain biker on Jacobs Ladder.  Regrettably, most of Buxton Team were on a training exercise in Staffordshire but six other members were still able to assist Edale Team who had responded to a man suffering severe chest pains.

Rescue medics treated the casualty, a man from Leicester, for a suspected heart attack before he was airlifted to hospital by Yorkshire Air-ambulance.

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