Rescuers at the scene on Houndkirk Moor. Photo: Edale MRT

Rescuers at the scene on Houndkirk Moor. Photo: Edale MRT

A mountain biker was rescued from a Peak District hill after injuring herself when she crashed.

Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.20pm on Sunday to the incident on Houndkirk Moor, east of Burbage.

Ed Proudfoot of the team said: “A female biker had taken a tumble whilst negotiating a downhill section, and suffered a nasty isolated lower leg fracture.

“A team paramedic was first on scene and administered intravenous analgesia, while a team medic reduced the fracture. A splint was then applied to the fractured leg and, with worsening winter conditions, efforts were made to keep her as warm as possible.”

The rider was then stretchered to the road to a waiting ambulance, which took her to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield for further treatment.”

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