Mountain team rescued injured man at Dovedale
Shortly after beginning their descent, the man slipped, causing a painful injury to his ankle.
After dialing 999, an EMAS ambulance crew was dispatched along with Derby Mountain Rescue Team.
An EMAS paramedic was first on scene and provided initial treatment.
The team then lowered the casualty down the hill on a specialist stretcher, controlled from a rope system anchored to team members at the top of the hill.
Once back at ground level, the stretcher was carried across the river and along the path to the waiting ambulance.
Sixteen mountain rescue volunteers responded to the incident.
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