Incident 47/2018 – Jul. 25th Wed 15.16 Malham Moor, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A mountain biker (f, 70) hit a rock on the bridleway from Tennant Gill to Henside and was pitched forward, over her bicycle handlebars, fracturing both of the bones to one wrist. Once her arm was immobilised, during which process the patient steadfastly refused any pain relief (She just gritted her teeth and said ‘Get on with it!’.), she was helped to her feet and supported for the quarter-mile walk…

Incident 24/2018 – May 19th Sat. 15.45 White Stone Lane, Wharfe, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst the CRO Ingleborough Challenge was underway, a collision between a mountain biker and a CRO challenge competitor on a public bridleway was reported to our Control by a check point. We treated the runner for a head injury at the check point. A little while later the mountain biker arrived with shoulder and rib injuries. We began to treat his injuries, but he then chose to decline further treatment…

Incident 84/2017 – Oct. 28th Sat. 12.01 – Westhouse area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the news arrived that the party on Ingleborough were now descending, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a report of a cyclist with a head injury, and possibly now unconscious, ‘somewhere on a path’ in the Westhouse area, near Ingleton. The vehicle responding to the previous incident was diverted, and together with a road ambulance crew and another team member in their own vehicle, began…

Incident 88/2016 – Oct. 30th Sun. 15.06 – Gorbeck, Langcliffe, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A mountain biker (f 50) fell from her bike whilst riding a section of the Pennine Bridleway. She fractured her right collar bone. CRO team members were able to treat the casualty at the scene and transport her in a team vehicle to Langcliffe, where she was checked over by a team doctor. The casualty was then released by CRO to be driven to hospital by her colleague. Volunteer hours:…