Incident 045/2021

The rescue Team were called to assist Lancashire Police with an injured cyclist who had fallen from his bike at the ‘leap of faith’. The team requested the North West Air Ambulance to also attend. The air ambulance crew were first on scene and started the initial first aid. Once stabilised and his pain reduced he was moved onto a ‘vacuum mattress’, which is a full body splint, and then placed on a bell stretcher. He was then transported through the forest to the air ambulance in the teams Land Rover before being flown to Blackburn Hospital.We wish him a speedy recovery.https://www.justgiving.com/Bowland-PennineMRT