Call out for year: 78
Time: 2:56 pm
Grid ref: SK 221 737
Type of incident: Mountain Biker, Injured, (1)
Number of team members involved: 6
Time taken: 1.5 hrs
Total man hours: 9 hrs
A joint snatch squad call for Edale and Buxton teams on Thursday afternoon to Longstone Edge, near Great Longstone.
A 49 year old male from the Bedfordshire area had fallen from his mountain bike and sustained serious head injuries. The incident occurred whilst he was descending a track in the Deep Rake area. He was treated on site by paramedics and mountain rescue team doctors, before being evacuated to a waiting helicopter.