ALERT ONLY. DECEMBER 2nd SATURDAY 1638HRS. OTHER TEAM AREA – CUMBRIA. ALERT NO. 13 OF 2023

The team were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an adult female with a suspected broken ankle. The given What 3 Words (W3W) reference put them in the Airton area. However following initial enquiries by the Duty Controller the incident appeared to actually be on Cross Fell in Cumbria. Following further investigation it was confirmed that this was an incident being dealt with at the same time by Penrith Mountain…

INCIDENT 86/2023 NOV. 24th FRI. 11.42 MIDDLE HIGH HILL, SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

North Yorkshire Police called the team to assist a walker (f, 62) who had fallen and injured her lower right leg on Middle High Hill above Settle.  Team members attended, assessed the casualty, and splinted her injured leg.  They then stretchered her to CRO3, our Land Rover offroad ambulance, which had made its way to the top of the nearest track.  CRO3 transported the casualty down to Settle, where she…

INCIDENT 85/2023 OCT 22nd SUN. 14.58 WINSKILL STONES, LANGCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested CRO’s assistance with a casualty (f, 38) who had reportedly injured her ankle and was unable to walk.  When the YAS paramedics and the first CRO members reached the casualty’s supposed location, the casualty was nowhere to be found.  Further inquiries determined that her party had managed to get her off the hill and transported her to hospital. VOLUNTEER HOURS:  7

INCIDENT 84/2023 OCT. 15th SUN. 11.43 PECCA BRIDGE, THORNTON IN LONSDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 80) was reported to have collapsed near Pecca Bridge on the outward leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. The team responded, as did the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. After assessment by the team’s doctor and being given sugary sweets, the casualty was stretchered up to a team Land Rover (The helicopter had been called away to a higher priority incident.). After a further check-up, he was driven to…