Oldham Mountain Rescue Team responded to an urgent call from the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a walker who was reportedly having a seizure in the Chew Valley area of Dovestones on Thursday.
A 15-member team from OMRT was deployed to the location to aid in the treatment and evacuation of the male patient.
The team transported paramedics from the NWAS to the scene to provide medical assistance to the casualty. After stabilising the patient, he was transferred to an ambulance and taken to a hospital for further assessment.
An OMRT spokesperson stated, “Our team was activated on Thursday evening to assist NWAS with a walker who was having a seizure in the Chew Valley area of Dovestones.
We transported NWAS paramedics to the casualty’s location, where they provided medical care.
The casualty was then transferred to an ambulance and taken to hospital for further assessment.”
OMRT personnel spent one hour on the mission.
The team expressed their gratitude to the public for supporting their efforts to provide essential search and rescue services in the region.
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