Temple Fields, Buxton

  • Call out for year: 29
  • Date: 14/06/09
  • Time: 11:50 am
  • Grid ref: SK 060 724
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 10
  • Time taken: 30 minutes
  • Total man hours: 5 hours

Incident report

Whilst team members were fundraising at the Emergency Services Day at Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, a call was received to assist East Midlands 183Ambulance Service with a short carry of a casualty.  A lady had been horse riding in Temple Fields, Buxton, and had been thrown from the horse.   A significant back injury was suspected and after E.M.A.S. paramedics had treated the Buxton lady the team gently carried the casualty to the waiting ambulance for her transfer to Stepping Hill Hospital.

Team members and ambulance personnel transfering the casualty from a mountain rescue stretcher to the ambulance bed.

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