INCIDENT 07/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 12.55 – B6479 road, South of Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. – Local Incident

While driving towards Horton in Ribblesdale, two CRO members, in a team Land Rover, came across a road traffic collision which had occurred only moments earlier. Driving a vehicle marked as an ambulance they felt obliged to stop and offer assistance until the statutory emergency services arrived. They were able to provide care and pain relief for the injured motor-cyclist (m, 52?) until he could be handed over to the…

INCIDENT 06/2021 – Mar. 31st Wed. 15.57 – Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 69) was reported to have hit his head on a rock, near the waterfall at Gordale Scar. Members were called out, but then stood down when YAS advised that their Rapid Response paramedic had assessed the patient and was walking him gently back to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 05/2021 – Mar. 23rd Tue. 15.32 – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Animal Incident

A pregnant ewe had been seen on a ledge on the former quarry at Mealbank, but was left for a day or two to find its own way off, as it became hungry. When this did not happen, the farmer asked for CRO’s assistance. Unfortunately the sheep was more frightened of its rescuer than of the drop from high on the quarry face and leapt off, as he abseiled over…

INCIDENT 03/2021 – Feb. 4th Thu. 01.04 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

North Yorkshire Police requested CRO’s assistance after they found a missing person (Sadly, deceased.) at the foot of Malham Cove. Team members searched an area at the top of the Cove for personal effects and carried the deceased by stretcher, then by team Land Rover, to the road-head for handing over to the undertaker. FATAL. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon