Climber rescued by air amubulance after fall

A climber had to be airlifted to hospital after falling at Harborough Rocks on Sunday afternoon.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 11:16 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:22 pm
The climber is rescued on Sunday (pic by Derby MRT)

The ambulance service were called out at 2.45pm to the area, near Brassington, following reports that a male had been left with suspected broken ankle.

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Derby Mountain Rescue also attended and assisted in locating the man and get him to the waiting helicopter on a specialist stretcher.

The man, in his 40s and from the Derby area, was administered pain relief by the helicopter’s doctor before being lifted to hospital.