Upper Goyt Valley

  • Call out for year: 22
  • Date: 23/04/11
  • Time: 3:41 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 030 713
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 18
  • Time taken: 50 minutes
  • Total man hours: 15

Incident report

Buxton MRT called to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service dealing with a 44 year old off-road trials bike rider from Buxton.  The man had parted company with his machine sustaining a suspected fractured collar bone.

The incident occurred not far off the A537 Cat & Fiddle Road making for a short but difficult stretcher carry to an ambulance waiting to take him to a Macclesfield hospital.

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