2024-02: Black Rocks

Callout to serious leg injury at Black Rocks, Cromford

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The team were called out on Wednesday 7th February at 7pm to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service.

A twenty-four-year-old female had been visiting the area with a friend when she sustained a potentially limb-threatening leg injury whilst at the top of Black Rocks.

She was treated on scene by the team who found her to have a serious open fracture to her left lower leg. She was given pain relief and her leg was stabilised by the team and an EMAS Paramedic. The casualty was carried out by team stretcher and taken to the car park to be handed over to the care of the EMAS crew and a critical care Doctor. She was transported to hospital for further treatment. Her friend was also assisted down, and warmed up in a team vehicle.  

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