Sledgetrack, Grindslow Knoll, Edale

  • Call out for year: 4
  • Date: 12/01/08
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Grid ref: SK1166 8639
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 7
  • Time taken: 1 hour
  • Total man hours: 7

Incident report

Whilst the previous incident was running, the teams were made aware of a second incident on the Sledgetrack leading down from Grindslow Knoll. Team members along with an air ambulance were diverted to assist in the evacuation of a 50 year old male from Knutsford who sustained a suspected ankle fracture when he slipped in mud on the path whilst descending from the knoll. After treatment on site by EMAS paramedics, the casualty was evacuated to the air ambulance. Kinder team were also called at this point in case either casualty had needed an extended carry off.

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