Monsal Trail, Millers Dale

  • Call out for year: 77
  • Date: 14/10/17
  • Time: 6:45 pm
  • Grid ref: SK
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Police) problem undisclosed(1)
  • Team members involved: 18
  • Time taken: 1.5
  • Total man hours: 27

Incident report

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team together with members of Edale M.R.T. were called by Derbyshire police on Saturday night to rendezvous at Miller’s Dale Station to assist officers dealing with a situation on the Monsal Trail.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman later said: “At around 6.40 pm on Saturday, October 14, we were called to Monsal Trail in Limekiln where we found a 41-year-old man in an unresponsive condition.”

“The man was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital where he was pronounced dead”.

“A thorough investigation is taking place; however, we have no reason to believe there are any suspicious circumstances”.

Anyone requiring further details should address their queries to Derbyshire Police.

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