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Edale team rescues climber with broken leg

The Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance lands at an incident at Mam Tor

The Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance lands at an incident at Mam Tor

Edale Mountain Rescue Team helped rescue a climber who had fallen and broken his leg at Stanage Edge, near Hathersage, on Sunday.

Team members administered pain relief and a splint to the male casualty, who had sustained an open fracture to his lower leg, before carrying him down to Hooks Carr. He was then airlifted to hospital in Sheffield.

 

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