• Call out for year: 7
  • Date: 21/02/11
  • Time: 12:20 pm
  • Grid ref: SK160 829
  • Type of incident: Walker Search vulnerable person(1)
  • Team members involved: 11
  • Time taken: 1.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 16.5 hours

Incident report

A joint Edale Buxton teams’ Snatch Squad call-out to assist an elderly lady who had slipped whilst walking with friends.  

The lady, from Doncaster, was walking on a path between Pin Dale and Castleton when she slipped in the very muddy conditions and sustained a suspected fracture to the left ankle.   Paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service were first on scene who treated her injuries and tried to protect her from the cold weather.  On the arrival of mountain rescue she was carried by stretcher to the waiting ambulance for transport to hospital.

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