Mountain rescue team helps injured pensioner in the Peak District after fall

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A mountain rescue crew helped an injured pensioner who fell while out walking in the Peak District.

Derby Mountain Rescue service told how the 77-year-old man fell on Saturday afternoon, December 16, near Cromford and suffered a fractured ankle.

A Derby Mountain Rescue Team spokesman said: “A passer-by called the emergency services and fetched blankets to keep him warm.”

The mountain rescue team was also called out about 1pm to help carry the casualty to an ambulance.