INCIDENT 49/2022 JUN 30th THU. 12.09 PATH TO GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – AMBULANCE ASSIST

YAS asked for CRO’s assistance when a visitor (m, 64) was suspected of having a stroke, then fell over the low wall by the path approaching Gordale Scar. Team members had just set off when they were stood down, with YAS believing there was vehicular access. The decision was soon reversed, but as the first member arrived on scene she discovered that members of the public were helping paramedics to…

INCIDENT 48/2022 JUN 29th WED. 13.17 LITTLE INGLEBOROUGH, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Having experienced inclement weather on the summit of Ingleborough, a walker (m, 26) began to descend the stone-stepped path from Little Ingleborough towards Gaping Gill, but turned an ankle, not far below the ridge. He was in considerable pain and could not stand, when a party* of three other walkers came across him. One of the party called for help, giving a description and a grid reference, then stayed with…

INCIDENT 47/2022 JUN 28th TUE. 15.11 TOP OF MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After a rain shower, a walker (f, 63) slipped on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove, sustaining an ankle injury. Having transported YAS paramedics to the casualty site so that they might attend to the injured visitor, team members evacuated her to a team Land Rover on a wheeled stretcher. She was driven down to Malham village for transfer to the YAS road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 25…

INCIDENT 46/2022 JUN 25th SAT. 14,38 RIBBLE WAY PATH, SOUTH OF HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m) tripped on the riverside path near Horton Wastewater Treatment Works, sustaining a suspected hip injury. A passer-by called for an ambulance and his companions made him as comfortable as possible, while waiting. YAS called CRO for assistance and after the YAS paramedic had immobilised the casualty and administered pain relief, team members carried him to a waiting road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon