Great Shacklow Woods, Sheldon

  • Call out for year: 14
  • Date: 10/04/11
  • Time: 2:29 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 175 693
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 21
  • Time taken: 2 hours
  • Total man hours: 42

Incident report

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called following a report to the ambulance service of an accident in Shacklow Woods.  The exact location of the casualty was unclear but was quickly located with the assistance of team searchdog Zak.

A 15 yearold female from Bredbury, Stockport,was part of a youth group on expedition and had aggravated an old knee injury when she slipped on a steep footpath.  The girl was treated on site by paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service before being carried over a kilometre by team members to an ambulance waiting at Sheldon.

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