Climbers Lucky Escape

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Thursday 2nd October 2014 – 4.30pm – Steve Parry.

A climber has escaped serious injury after he fell forty foot from a rock face in the Staffordshire Peak District this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the Upper Hulme area at just before 1pm.

A paramedic officer in rapid response car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill attended the incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man had fallen from a rock face.

“A man in his twenties was treated for head lacerations and back pain after falling forty feet. The patient was assessed at the scene before being airlifted to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.”

 

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