OLDHAM Mountain Rescue Team was called in to help police and paramedics after a woman walker had fallen down a narrow path near Dovestone Reservoir.

Greater Manchester Police's Saddleworth and Lees team and North West Ambulance Service responded after the casualty who had fallen down steep ground off a narrow path, near to Dovestone Reservoir.

While medical aid was administered by NWAS and the team doctor, a rope system was prepared which was then used to lower the casualty on our stretcher to the main path.

The casualty was evacuated on the stretcher and wheelled along the main path to the waiting NWAS ambulance. Some 28 OMRT volunteers were involved for two hours, 26 minutes.