INCIDENT 33/2022 MAY 15th SUN. 13.39 BANK OF THE RIVER WENNING, WENNINGTON, LANCASHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local volunteer (m, 68) slipped while removing ivy from a tree on the river bank near Wennington Bridge, tumbling/sliding 5 or 6m down the steep bank and landing at the river’s edge. When team members arrived, Lancashire F&RS water rescue technicians were supporting the casualty and he was being assessed by the doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance. Two of CRO’s own technicians positioned the casualty in a…

INCIDENT 32/2022 MAY 14th SAT. 09.48 THE ALLOTMENT, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 48) slipped on the path from Sulber to Ingleborough, twisting one ankle and landing badly on the other foot. As she could not stand and was in significant pain with any movement, her companions insulated her and called North Yorkshire Police. Meanwhile, she took her own analgesics. Two team members drove CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer) up on to Simon Fell Breast and jogged the 200m to…

INCIDENT 31/2022 MAY 8th SUN. 17.13 GIGGLESWICK SCAR, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After climbing on Giggleswick Scar and during the descent from the crag on foot, a woman fell down a two metre drop and tumbled about another twenty metres on a steep scree slope. Having suffered multiple grazes and bruising, but no other apparent injuries, she was able to make her own way down to the road with a little assistance from CRO members. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 30/2022 MAY 7th SAT. 13.06 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A trail runner fell and injured himself whilst taking part in a 50 mile ultra event that started in Malham village and encompassed the Yorkshire Dales three-peaks. During his descent from the summit of Whernside, the runner lost his footing on steep ground, tumbled over rocks and collided with a dry-stone wall. He suffered cuts to his head and was reported to have lost consciousness for a brief period. He…