Chapel House Farm, Macclesfield Forest

  • Call out for year: 109
  • Date: 29/12/18
  • Time: 12:15 pm
  • Grid ref: SJ 96230 73093
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 26
  • Time taken: 1 hour
  • Total man hours: 26 hours

Incident report

The team was called out by a family group who were enjoying a walk around Macclesfield Forest. A young person in the group tripped and fell, and unfortunately was knocked unconscious.

All vehicles were dispatched to Forest Chapel and team members first to arrive headed directly to the casualty site, which was 300 metres from Charity Lane.  At the same time, the North West Air Ambulance arrived on scene and Peak District National Park Volunteer Rangers also arrived on foot.

The casualty had now regained consciousness and was assessed by an air ambulance paramedic, before being placed on a stretcher and evacuated to the helicopter.

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