Paraglider injured in Peak District fall

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A paraglider was taken to hospital following an accident in the Peak District.

On Saturday, May 31, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) received reports of a 41-year old man had crashed into the side of a hill at Bradwell Edge. He sustained wrist and hip injuries in the crash. They received the call at 4.38pm and landed at the scene at approximately 5pm.

The patient was extricated and treated at the scene by the Edale Mountain Rescue Team, before being handed over to the DLRAA crew. He was immobilised and flown to Northern General Hospital in Sheffield for further treatment.

 

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