INCIDENT 09/2021 – Apr. 4th Sun. 14.59 – Hillside behind Stackhouse, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A sport cyclist (m, 18) landed badly from a home-made ‘jump’, complaining of rib, face, shoulder and back pain. Arriving at the accident site, the YAS paramedics asked for CRO’s assistance and equipment, in order to immobilise the casualty and recover him to the road ambulance. These were taken to the site guided by a local quad-bike rider. Once ‘packaged’ in the vacuum mattress and placed on a stretcher, the…

INCIDENT 48/2020 – Aug.10th Mon. 11.49hrs – Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f) was reported to have fallen, at the foot of the Malham Cove steps and was complaining of pain in her side and neck. As team members responded, this was updated to back and neck pain with numbness in her legs. After attention from YAS paramedics, the casualty was carried to a team vehicle and driven to Town Head Farm for transfer to the waiting road ambulance. Volunteer…

INCIDENT 59/2019 – July 21st. Sun. 01.02hrs – The Green, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Ambulance Assist

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for help in bringing two people (m, ;f, 61) up the riverbank to ambulances waiting on The Green. The pair had been walking from the village to the caravan site and had fallen over a low wall, in the dark, tumbling into Clapham Beck. One, with an apparent shoulder injury, was helped to climb a ladder, up the bank. The other, with face and painful back…

INCIDENT 58/2019 – July 16th. Tue. 16.02hrs – Giggleswick Scar South, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a climber (f,56) who had fallen the last 5ft to the ground whilst being lowered from a climb route, and sustained severe back pain as a result. The casualty was given analgesia and placed in a vacuum mattress, and then carefully laid onto a Bell stretcher for a controlled lower to the roadside down a wooded scree slope,…