2021-13: Birchover

Derby Mountain Rescue Team called to fallen climber near Birchover

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The Team were called out just after 2:30pm on Monday 5th April to reports of a fallen climber near Birchover.

A male had been bouldering at the southern end of Stanton Moor when he fell sustaining a lower leg injury to his left leg.

He was treated on scene by East Midlands Ambulance Service, Matlock & District Community First Responders and the team.

The gentleman was carried on our stretcher back to the road and handed over to the care of the EMAS crew. He was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital for further treatment.