INCIDENT 76/2020 – Nov. 14th Sat. 14.03 – Nr Malham Tarn, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance after a walker (f, 32) was knocked over and trampled by cows near Malham Tarn. When team members arrived on scene, the YAS crew had helped the patient into their road ambulance, so the team was stood down. Note:  The two walkers were walking with their dog and it was to this that several suckler cows had taken exception. The owner, who was…

INCIDENT 21/2020 – May 30th. Sat. 13.36hrs – Path between Low Sleights and Ivescar, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, Mountain Incident

Members had just returned from incident no 20 when YAS asked for assistance again, after a walker (m, 82), out with his wife and two terriers, was seriously injured by cattle near the bridge over Winterscales Beck. When the first CRO members arrived, paramedics were attempting CPR. When a second road ambulance and an air ambulance arrived, CRO members withdrew.  FATAL. The walker’s wife sustained a leg wound and was…