A man has suffered serious multiple injuries after ‘falling from a height’ whilst at The Roaches.
Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a community first responder the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire all attended the scene, as well as The Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.
Emergency services were called just after 1pm yesterday.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “Ambulance staff managed to access the patient who had come to rest halfway up a hillside.
“The man was found to have suffered multiple serious injuries in the incident. Ambulance staff began treating the man and once it was safe to do so, carefully moved him to a place of safety.
“Air ambulance staff, including a doctor, then administered specialist trauma care before the man was taken to Royal Stoke University hospital on blue lights and sirens in a serious condition.”
A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “Yesterday afternoon (May 31) officers assisted colleagues from Mountain Rescue and West Midlands Ambulance Service following reports of an injured man in the Hen Cloud area of the Roaches in Upper Hulme, Leek.
“A temporary road closure was put in place as emergency service teams responded to the incident.
“There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances.”