Ravensdale Cottages, Cressbrook

  • Call out for year: 16
  • Date: 12/04/12
  • Time: 3:33 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 172 737
  • Type of incident: Walker Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 8
  • Time taken: 1 hr
  • Total man hours: 8 hrs

Incident report

Both Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were called to Cressbrook on Thursday afternoon.

A 62 year old male, walking with his wife in Cressbrook Dale, had collapsed on a very wet and muddy path. He was treated on site for a medical emergency by ambulance service paramedics.

Following on-site treatment, he was placed into a casualty bag, loaded onto our lightweight Titan stretcher, and then carried nearly half a kilometre by mountain rescue personnel to the tarmac track where he was transferred into the waiting ambulance for onward transport to hospital.

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