• Call out for year: 13
  • Date: 28/03/14
  • Time: 3:35 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 174 691
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 11
  • Time taken: 1.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 17.5

Incident report

Buxton and Edale Mountain Rescue Teams’ Joint Snatch Squad responded when East Midlands Ambulance Service reqested assistance with a casualty near to the village of Sheldon.

The casualty was an adult female who sustained an injury to her upper arm.  After treatment on scene she was carried by stretcher along a footpath and across a field for a few hundred metres to a waiting road ambulance.

The ambulance transported her to a hospital in Chesterfield for further attention.

Photo:  The casualty arrives on a stretcher back at the rendezvous point ready for transfer to the waiting ambulance. 

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