Climber rescuer from Stanage Edge

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MOUNTAIN rescuers were called out after a climber fell at a Peak District beauty spot.

The 54-year-old from Alfreton fell at around 3pm on Saturday while climbing at High Neb at Stanage Edge.

A team which was fundraising in Hathersage and Edale were quickly on scene and began treating him for a fractured pelvis and back pain.

He was given morphine for pain relief and immobilised in a pelvic splint and on a spinal board.

After being loaded onto a stretcher he was evacuated to the Midlands Air Ambulance which had landed on the hillside.

They then flew him to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

On Sunday afternoon the team was called to an injured mountain biker on a track above Ladybower Reservoir.

Team members arrived at the same time as the crew from the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air ambulance.

A 37-year-old from Buxton crashed while descending the track and sustained a very painful dislocated hip.

Working with the air ambulance paramedics he was given morphine, entenox and immobilised in a pelvic splint on a long board.

He was then carefully evacuated on a stretcher to where Helimed 54 had landed in front of the Ladybower Inn and flown to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.