Poole’s Cavern, Buxton

  • Call out for year: 47
  • Date: 7/07/10
  • Time: 11:41 am
  • Grid ref: SK051725
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 10
  • Time taken: 1 hr
  • Total man hours: 10 hrs

Incident report

Joint Buxton Edale snatch squad responded to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service with injured male in the steep woodland area of Poole’s Cavern Country Park.

The male casualty, from Bakewell, was carrying out woodland management activity in Grinlow Woods. He sustained multiple injuries to his left leg and was treated on site by ambulance paramedics before being stretchered by team members to a waiting ambulance for onward travel to hospital.

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