Incident 55/2016 – Jul. 17th Sun. 18.02 – A65, Cleatop, Settle, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested assistance following a road traffic collision, saying that the patient was over a wall and that access was poor. On arrival, it was found that a car and occupants had cleared the wall into the edge of Cleatop Wood. While Police officers kept the traffic moving, CRO members assisted the paramedics in lifting the two patients – immobilised in case of back injuries – from the…

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Incident 53/2016 – Jul. 16th Sat. 21.38 – Near Snow Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Walk, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f,25) slipped on a rock or step, at about 20.30, sustaining a suspected fracture of the right ankle, which she had injured once before. Her companion had no phone and tried running both down and back up the path looking for assistance for an hour, before finding a house with a phone. After giving pain relief and splinting the leg, CRO members carried the patient (By now it…

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