Mam Tor near Castleton.

  • Call out for year: 83
  • Date: 29/12/15
  • Time: 3:28 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 131 837
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 14
  • Time taken: 1
  • Total man hours: 14

Incident report

A joint call for Buxton and Edale mountain rescue teams following a report from East Midlands Ambulance Service of an accident on the slopes of Mam Tor near Castleton.

A 52 year old lady from Long Eaton, Nottingham, had slipped whilst walking and sustained a suspected leg fracture.  Medical treatment and pain relief was administered by a paramedic member of Edale team whilst other team members prepared a rescue stretcher for the evacuation.

Following a short carry down hill onto the old Mam Tor the casualty was handed over to the care of an East Midlands ambulance crew for transfer to hospital.

One comment

  1. Tracy Tolley

    Hope the lady ok but well done to everyone involved in the operation

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