- Call out for year: 66
- Date: 24/11/12
- Time: 12:17 pm
- Grid ref: SK106 876
- Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 10
- Time taken: 2.5 hrs
- Total man hours: 25 hrs
A joint Buxton Edale snatch squad was called to Edale around lunchtime for an injured walker on the Kinder plateau.
The casualty, a 20 year old male from Marple, had a suspected dislocation of the knee. He was treated on site by an Edale team doctor and then carried off the hill via Grindslow Knoll on a stretcher by team members.
The casualty was transferred to paramedics of a waiting land ambulance in Edale, and transported to Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport for further treatment
Photo credit: Ed Dalton, BMRT