Incident 29/2018 – May 27th Sun 14.23 Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker fell approximately 20 feet down stone steps near Pecca Falls, losing consciousness for a short while. The team were tasked by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist, and located the casualty not far from our rendezvous point. YAS paramedics were conveyed to the casualty, who after a full assessment identified suspected head and spinal injuries. She was placed in a full body vacuum splint and stretchered by team…

Incident 26/2018 – May 23rd Wed. 14.30 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst dealing with incident 25, the team were asked to assist a girl in a school party who had slipped on the limestone pavement, injuring her right ankle. A team casualty carer assessed the injury and strapped it up, before transporting the student and a teacher in a team vehicle, to their own transport in Malham village. The teacher was advised to take the student to the local hospital when…

Incident 25/2018 – May 23rd Wed. 12.52 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The Team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (f) who had slipped and injured her ankle on the steps on the left side of Malham Cove. On arrival, team casualty carers splinted the injury and placed her in a stretcher, before sledging her down to a team vehicle at the bottom of the cove. She was then transported to a waiting road ambulance for transfer to hospital.…

Incident 23/2018 – May 15th Tue. 16.07 Shorkley Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) slipped and sustained an apparently serious lower leg injury on the path from the Rakes road to Malham Cove.  Having been given pain relief by the YAS paramedic, she was carried to a waiting road ambulance for transport to hospital.  Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon