INCIDENT 06/2022 – FEBRUARY 10th THUR. 16.17 PLAYING FIELDS, NEAR THE SWIMMING POOL, SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

CRO were called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist them with a young person who was reported to be suffering from hypothermia. The young person had been on the playing fields near Settle swimming pool for about two hours before suffering from the effects of the cold, wet day. The first CRO team member to arrive on scene was able to help the YAS crew in getting their…

INCIDENT 01/2022 – JANUARY 1st SAT. 11.29  NR. INGLEBOROUGH CAVE, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local worker was undertaking tree work, within the dry gill, near to the entrance of Ingleborough Cave. Whilst walking across the site, he lost his footing and slipped down a steep grassy slope and over the edge of a small vertical crag – sliding and falling about 10 metres in total. He was cared for by CRO team members; then splinted and placed in a vacuum mattress to stabilise…

INCIDENT 87/2021 – NOVEMBER 28th SUN. 22.58  FIELD OPPOSITE TAITLANDS, (FORMER YOUTH HOSTEL), STAINFORTH – LOCAL INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance following an accident where someone (f, 51), sledging down a slope, collided with a wall, sustaining a serious ankle injury. When team members arrived, the ambulance paramedics had just helped the patient into the road ambulance and were treating her injury. Members and local helpers stood down. Volunteer hours: 11 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 50/2021 – JULY 18th SUN. 15.30 – B6479 road, near HORTON in RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

CRO team members, on route to incident number 49, were among the first on scene after a traffic incident on the B6479 about half a mile north of Horton in Ribblesdale. They found a motor-scooter rider lying in the road – no other vehicle was involved. Having recognised the seriousness of the chest injury that the rider had sustained, CRO team members supported him until an event paramedic arrived from…