Peak rescuers assist injured rider

EDALE Mountain Rescue Team went to the aid of an injured trials biker in Eyam last Friday.

The biker had fallen from his machine after hitting a tree, sustaining a dislocated shoulder and fractured upper arm. He was also treated for possible neck and back injuries.

After being placed in a vacuum mattress body splint and then on a stretcher, the casualty was carried to a waiting ambulance.