INCIDENT 67/2020 – Sep. 27th Sun. 10.18 hrs – Birkwith – Mountain Incident

A walker (m 26) slipped and felt his ankle “crunch”. The injured person’s ankle was splinted by CRO team members and he was carried in a stretcher a short distance to a CRO Land Rover. He was taken to the car park in Horton-in Ribblesdale from where his partner drove him to their local hospital. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 75/2016 – Sep. 10th Sat. 09.28 – High Birkwith, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the team were packing up from incident 74, a call was received to another 3 peaks walker (f,41) with a confirmed lower leg fracture. On arrival at the scene, team casualty carers took over casualty handling from event first aid staff, and requested the attendance of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance due to the severe nature of the injury. The casualty was treated and packaged for transport, and carried by…