INCIDENT 38/2020 – Jul. 21st. Tue. 12.11hrs – Top of Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 33)  was reported to have fallen, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture, on the limestone pavement at the top of the Cove. After assessment, pain relief and immobilisation of the injured ankle by YAS paramedics from the air ambulance, the casualty was stretchered to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head on Malham Rakes and transferred to a road ambulance for the journey to hospital. Having decontaminated the stretcher (etc.), team members stood down.

Volunteer hours: 23