Man breaks leg while bouldering in Brownstones Quarry, Smithills

This Is Lancashire: Man breaks leg while bouldering in Brownstones Quarry Man breaks leg while bouldering in Brownstones Quarry

A CLIMBER was rescued by Bolton Mountain Rescue Team after falling while out bouldering.

The volunteers were called out at by the North West Ambulance Service after a 38-year-old man reportedly broke his leg.

The incident happened at Brownstones Quarry, next to Colliers Row Road, Smithills, at about 8.10pm on Monday.

The man, from Eccles, had fallen while at a relatively low height but suffered a serious injury.

Volunteers carried him on a stretcher with help from the ambulance hazard area response team, who provided lighting.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to Royal Bolton Hospital.

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9:08am Thu 17 Apr 14

Gore Seer says...

I Really Do Believe He Should Bet Billed For The Services, It Is Not A Free Service We Pay, And It Will Help Other People When This Service Is Used, I Would Gladly Be Bill For This Sort Of Activity, Road Accidents, People Have To Pay For Ambulance Attendance, My Next Door Neighbour Fell Of Motor Bike Near Darwin , A Member Of Public Phone For Ambulance He Declined The Use Of Ambulance, Got On Bike Went To Work , Latter Had A Bill For £60 He Went Ballistic But Had To Pay.
I Really Do Believe He Should Bet Billed For The Services, It Is Not A Free Service We Pay, And It Will Help Other People When This Service Is Used, I Would Gladly Be Bill For This Sort Of Activity, Road Accidents, People Have To Pay For Ambulance Attendance, My Next Door Neighbour Fell Of Motor Bike Near Darwin , A Member Of Public Phone For Ambulance He Declined The Use Of Ambulance, Got On Bike Went To Work , Latter Had A Bill For £60 He Went Ballistic But Had To Pay. Gore Seer
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10:57am Thu 17 Apr 14

The Baron says...

Mountain rescue are Volunteers.
Mountain rescue are Volunteers. The Baron
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6:08pm Thu 17 Apr 14

Gore Seer says...

The Baron wrote:
Mountain rescue are Volunteers.
Nothing His Free.
[quote][p][bold]The Baron[/bold] wrote: Mountain rescue are Volunteers.[/p][/quote]Nothing His Free. Gore Seer
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