Millstone Edge

  • Call out for year: 12
  • Date: 22/03/11
  • Time: 3:10 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 249 802
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 5
  • Time taken: 1 hr
  • Total man hours: 5 hrs

Incident report

Buxton and Edale joint snatch squad called to Millstone Edge, near Hathersage, for a fallen climber.

The casualty, a 22 year old man from Oxford, fell 8m whilst bouldering. He landed on a crash mat but sustained a suspected fracture to his ankle.

He was treated for suspected spinal injuries as a precaution by an Edale doctor and EMAS paramedic, then evacuated by stretcher to a road ambulance whch took him to a hospital in Sheffield.

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