INCIDENT 59/2022 AUG. 3rd WED. 16.44 REMOTE FARMHOUSE, COWGILL, DENT, CUMBRIA – LOCAL INCIDENT

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) asked for CRO’s assistance in reaching a local resident (m, 94) who had fallen, at home, sustaining a painful hip injury. The house is 450m up a track, mostly too narrow for a road ambulance, so the ambulance crew walked up. A team Land Rover was able to access the site. Team members carried the patient to it, then in it, to reach the road…

INCIDENT 04/2022 – JANUARY 18th TUE. 16.01  BOTTOM WOOD, ROEBURNDALE, LANCASHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

One side of a bridge sagged under the weight of an ATV and trailer carrying a number of people* across it. The bridge deck twisted and the ATV and trailer slid sideways, falling about three metres into the watercourse at Bottom Wood, Roeburndale. It is understood that one person died at the scene, one sustained head injuries and one a spinal injury. Others were less seriously injured or just badly…

INCIDENT 76/2021 – SEPTEMBER 28th TUE. 13.53 – ‘THE HOPE LINE’, GISBURN FOREST – LANCASHIRE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Finding himself short-handed after a mountain biker (m, 38) was dismounted in a collision with a tree near Hesbert Hall, the team leader of Bowland Pennine MRT called CRO for support. Team members attended and when NWAS paramedics had assessed and treated the casualty, who had been unconscious and had sustained suspected arm and collar-bone fractures, they assisted with carrying him to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours:  19 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon