Incident 38/2018 – Jun. 9th Sat 18.38 Thornton Force, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst attending to incident 37, CRO was called to an incident at Thornton Force, near Ingleton. A boy, aged 11, had slipped whilst entering the pool at the foot of Thornton Force and hit his head on a submerged rock. He was treated by CRO members, a community responder and an air ambulance paramedic. We were able to escort the boy a short way on foot for transfer by a…

Incident 37/2018 – Jun. 9th Sat 17.34 Catrigg, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker, who had strayed slightly off the footpath from Catrigg to Stainforth, slipped on a grassy bank and went over on his ankle – reportedly hearing a snap. He was treated for a possible fracture by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics and CRO team members. A short, but tricky, stretcher carry enabled the injured person to be taken by a CRO vehicle to the roadhead. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 36/2018 – Jun. 4th Mon 18.52 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker was reported to have broken an ankle, about half-way up the steps to the top of Malham Cove. Two YAS ambulance technicians were on scene when CRO members arrived. The patient was given pain-relief and had his injured leg splinted, before being put into a vacuum mattress and onto a stretcher. He was sledged and carried down to a team vehicle for later transfer to a road ambulance.…

Incident 34/2018 – Jun. 2nd Sat 14.25 Baxengill Gorge, Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, described as ‘big and heavy’) fell on the stepped path, landing on an unrelated visitor (f, 45). Although he walked away, she sustained a suspected fractured clavicle and grazes to her head.  After immobilising the injury and administering pain relief, team members walked her gently to a YAS road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 38   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon