copper mine lane in bickerton - by Jeff Buck creative commons licence

A woman had to be rescued by fire crews after plunging down a steep bank at Bickerton near Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out at around 3.40pm yesterday (January 9) to Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, a popular spot for walkers.

Firefighters from the Rope Rescue Unit also attended along with a crew from Lymm.

The woman had fallen down a steep bank and injured herself.

Firefighters assisted North West Ambulance Service with rescuing the casualty.

She was rescued using a longboard and handed over to paramedics and taken to hospital for treatment.

Crews remained at scene for 40 minutes.

The extent of her injuries are not known.

(Pic by Jeff Buck under licence)

One Comment

  1. Penny Kenyon says:

    Hi , I am the lady involved , I have broken my leg in 3 places. I am in Chester hospital and have had surgery to repair my bones. The staff here and the attending rescuers were all excellent and I am truly grateful to them all .

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