A walker (f,50) stepped down about 30 cm and her knee gave way under her, so that she could not continue the walk. CRO members immobilised the leg before carrying the patient to an air ambulance, for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours 8
A caver (f,19) fell after exiting the cave, landing on a rock and injuring her coccyx. She was given pain relief, packaged and stretchered to a CRO vehicle, then taken to a road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours 21
A climber (m 61) was being lowered from the top of a climb by his belayer when a very large piece of rock became detached from the crag above him. The rock hit his head, caused a suspected fracture of his shoulder and abrasions to his back. He was treated at the foot of the crag by CRO members before being secured in to a stretcher and winched up into…
A Three Peaks walker (f,50) slipped on wet limestone, injuring a knee, so that she could not continue. CRO responded, but thanks to the lack of mobile signal, her exact position could not be confirmed. However, a passing walker was able to assist with that and the ‘casualty’ was stretchered to a CRO vehicle and driven to a roadside RV with a road ambulance, near Selside. Volunteer hours: t.b.c..