Injured sledging boy transferred from Peak to hospital

Aerial pictures show the beautiful snow covered top of Mam Tor in the Peak District.''Paul Haxby / rossparry.co.uk
Aerial pictures show the beautiful snow covered top of Mam Tor in the Peak District.''Paul Haxby / rossparry.co.uk
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Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance was called to the snow-covered Mam Tor, in the Peak District, after a young boy became injured.

The air ambulance was mobilised by about 4pm and was at the scene by 4:26pm, on Saturday, February 7.

The young boy had become injured in a sledging accident down the hill.

DLRAA’s crew assessed him at the scene and arranged for pain relief and a swift transfer to a land ambulance for him.

He was transferred by land ambulance to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for further assessment.

DLRAA are currently recruiting for volunteers in all the counties they operate in.

This vital charity receives no government funding, relying entirely on donations from the public to keep their lifesaving services flying.

To find out more about becoming a volunteer with DLRAA, visit www.theairambulanceservice.org.uk/volunteering or call 08454 130999.