North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team were called at 17:30, Tuesday afternoon to support our sister Team; Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team – Tavistock and
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust – HART with an injured individual with a possible back injury on Doe Tor, Dartmoor.
Team Members from HART and DSRT – Tavistock made their way to Doe Tor to assess the situation. The casualty had been thrown from his horse and reporting severe pain in both his legs. Meanwhile, remaining Team Members from DSRT – Tavistock and NDSART headed up to the Tor with equipment and stretcher for extraction.
Once on scene, the Paramedics from HART assessed the casualty. The injured individual was placed into a vacuum mattress and stretched back to the High Down car park where Paramedics and family were waiting. He then had a short wait for a land ambulance to take him to hospital.
We wish the casualty a speedy recovery.
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