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…

INCIDENT 40/2021 – JUNE 24th THU. 13.52 – PLANTATION Nr SWITCHERS FARM, HELLIFIELD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

Team members who had gone to the casualty at Malham drove to a farm near Hellifield after YAS received a report of a worker (m, 67) whose legs were trapped ‘under a wall’. On arrival, it was found that two North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and two YAS vehicles were already on scene. It was also soon learned that the man, who was in woodland, had recovered sufficiently to…