Dronfield pensioner airlifted to hospital after collapsing at Peaks beauty spot

Air ambulance called to Soloman's Temple
Air ambulance called to Soloman's Temple

An elderly gentleman was airlifted to hospital after collapsing at a Buxton beauty spot.

And air ambulance and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were called to Solomon's Temple on Saturday afternoon, (May 7) by the East Midlands Ambulance Service, following a report of an injured man.

Both the land ambulance and Derbyshire Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance crews, including the aircraft's doctor, were on site and treating the casualty, a 74 year old man from Dronfield, near Sheffield.

Team members quickly responded to the Grinlow Car Park and assisted with a short stretcher carry to the aircraft which had landed on nearby flat ground. The gentleman was transferred into the helicopter and flown to a Sheffield hospital for further treatment."