Ashford in the Water
- Call out for year: 7
- Date: 27/01/19
- Time: 4:52 pm
- Grid ref: SK 20590 69430
- Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 19
- Time taken: 1 hour 25 minutes
- Total man hours: 27
The busy start to 2019 continues with Buxton and Edale Mountain Rescue Teams called to an experienced male walker, who had slipped on the riverside path between Ashford in the Water and Bakewell. The casualty’s friend made him comfortable using his emergency shelter, which helped to keep him warm, before walking towards the road to get a mobile signal, and make the 999 call for help.
On arrival at the casualty site, a full assessment was made and it was determined that the casualty had sustained a suspected fracture to his left leg. The casualty was placed onto the team’s stretcher, imobilised, given pain relief and transported to a waiting East Midlands Ambulance.