Macclesfield Forest

  • Call out for year: 60
  • Date: 19/12/09
  • Time: 3:34 pm
  • Grid ref: SJ973 704
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 22
  • Time taken: 1.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 33

Incident report

An incident involving a lady from Newall Green in Manchester resulted inForest sign 22 team members travelling to Standing Stone car park in Macclesfield Forest. A 62 year old female had slipped in the icy conditions whilst walking on the forest tracks near to Ferriser. She had a suspected ankle fracture.

Initial assistance came from a passing walking party that contained two doctors.  The rescue team and county ambulance were both summoned.  Following treatment at the incident site the lady was carried by rescue vehicle back to Standing Stone car park where the ambulance was waiting to convey her to Macclesfield Hospital.

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