Mountain rescue team called to Kinder Scout

Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Sunday evening at 5.15pm, for reports of a walker who had fallen 20 feet off a track in the Blackden Brook area near to the Northern edge of Kinder Scout.

An 18–year–old female who was with a group of walkers was found by the team lying in the brook and unable to move, she was accessed and treated at the scene by the team for a spinal injury, before being evacuated by an RAF Sea King helicopter to Sheffield Northern General Hospital.

17 Glossop Team members took part and was assisted by a section of the Edale team,the team was stood down around 8.45pm.