Air ambulance called out for injured cyclist in Sheffield woods

A cyclist who suffered multiple injuries in a fall in Grenoside woods was rushed to hospital this week.

Sunday, 28th March 2021, 11:04 am

On Wednesday morning (March 24) Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help with the callout for the injured cyclist.

The mountain biker had taken a nasty fall suffering head & collarbone injuries, and it was suspected that she had a broken femur.

Paramedics on scene administered strong pain relief and mountain rescuers prepared to carry her by stretcher to a place where she could be picked up by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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Rescuers attending the incident in Grenoside Woods.

However the woman was soon in a stable condition, and was able to be taken to hospital in a land ambulance instead.

A spokesperson for Woddhead Mountain Rescue Team said: “Overall a difficult situation and good multi organisational teamwork was required.

“The team would also like to thank the unnamed witness who assisted by showing team members the way.

An air ambulance was called to the scene.

“We wish the lady a full and speedy recovery.”

The injured woman wa staken to hospital in an ambulance.