Long Hill

  • Call out for year: 14
  • Date: 30/03/12
  • Time: 4:13 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 018 792
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 14
  • Time taken: 40 mins
  • Total man hours: 9 hrs, 20 mins

Incident report

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team together with fire, police, ambulance services and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance were called to Long Hill, between Buxton and Whaley Bridge at Friday tea time.

An accident involving a motorcyclist had occurred resulting in the motorcyclist being catapulted through the air for some considerable distance into nearby fields.

He was treated by attending medical personnel, carried to the waiting helicopter, and flown to hospital for further treatment.

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