Well-wishes sent to young man hospitalised after Staveley incident

Well-wishes have been sent to a young man who was rescued by firefighters from water in Staveley.

Friday, 20th August 2021, 2:44 pm

At 4.45pm on Wednesday, firefighters from Staveley – along with paramedics, the air ambulance and police – attended Mill Green in the town after receiving ‘reports of a person in difficulty in the water’.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival crews entered the water to rescue one male casualty who appeared to have become trapped under the water and delivered first aid support before handing the casualty over to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS).

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Firefighters from Staveley attended the incident. Picture for illustrative purposes only.

“No further information is currently available.”

A spokesperson for EMAS added: “We received a call at 4.39pm on Wednesday to Staveley.

“The caller reported a medical emergency.

“We sent a number of resources including four paramedics in four ambulance cars, a crewed ambulance, our Hazardous Area Response Team, a doctor and the air ambulance was also in attendance.

“We transported one patient to Chesterfield Royal Hospital.”

Derbyshire Constabulary told the Derbyshire Times that no further details were available at this time.

Commenting on our Facebook page, many people have sent their well-wishes to the male involved in the incident, as well as his loved ones.

One woman said: “My thoughts go out to this young man and all his family.

“Sending all my strength and love.

“You’re a strong young man – you’ve got this, duck.”

Another said: “I hope he will make a full recovery.

“Thank you to our emergency services.”

Another woman added: “Sending a big hug to his family and friends.

“I really hope he will be OK.”

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