Mountain rescue team helps climber, walker and mountain bikers injured in Peak District

Members of Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action over the weekend
Members of Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action over the weekend
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A climber, walker and two mountain bikers were injured in falls in the Peak District over the weekend.

Members of Edale Mountain Rescue team helped a climber who dislocated his knee in a fall at the plantation boulders at Stanage.

They also helped two mountain bikers who fell near Abbey Brook, above the Upper Derwent Reservoirs.

The first biker suffered a neck injury and was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

The other injured his shoulder in another fall.

Rescuers also helped a walker who fell at Upper Crowden Brook, Kinder Scout.

A coastguard helicopter winched him off the moor and he was taken to the Northern General Hospital for treatment.

Yesterday, Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team helped a female cyclist who was airlifted to hospital with a broken leg after coming off her bike near Bull Clough, Langsett.