Incident 79/2007

The Team was out and about for the usual Good Friday Rivington Pike Events, when North West Ambulance Service (Greater Manchester Area), contacted the Team for assistance with a report of a male with a leg injury on Georges Lane, Rivington.

The first vehicle arrived on scene at 16:46 and was faced with a large group of youngsters who had been enjoying the excellent Good Friday weather. The youth was located and found to have a serious leg laceration, he was treated and quickly loaded into the vehicle, for onwards transportation to Chorley Hospital.

Our other vehicles were stood down on scene, also a responding NWAS Ambulance was also stood down. 11 Team members responded to this incident and at its conclusion, returned back to the peace and calm of the Pike Celebrations.