INCIDENT 19/2022 – (same day) 16.34 Path to foot of Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 74) tripped on the beck-side path to the foot of Malham Cove, falling forwards. Putting her hands up to arrest the fall and protect her face resulted in an injury to one shoulder / upper arm. The main group of team members arrived on scene at the same time as YAS paramedics, who immobilised the injury and administered pain relief. Team members lifted the patient onto a…

INCIDENT 07/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 12.55 – B6479 road, South of Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. – Local Incident

While driving towards Horton in Ribblesdale, two CRO members, in a team Land Rover, came across a road traffic collision which had occurred only moments earlier. Driving a vehicle marked as an ambulance they felt obliged to stop and offer assistance until the statutory emergency services arrived. They were able to provide care and pain relief for the injured motor-cyclist (m, 52?) until he could be handed over to the…

INCIDENT 83/2020 – Dec. 6th Sun. 13.23 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

YAS asked for CRO’s assistance when a walker (f, 70) was reported to have fallen at the top of Malham Cove. Although she had sustained a painful shoulder injury, she was determined to set off to walk back down the steps at the side of the Cove, with support from her husband. When the first team member arrived on scene patient, spouse and paramedics were walking slowly and carefully towards…

ALERT Only – Nov. 19th Thu. 14.36 – Gisburn Forest, Lancashire, Alert No. 8 of 2020

Bowland Pennine MRT asked for CRO’s support when they found themselves short-handed on the way to an incident in Gisburn Forest. A cyclist (m, 30) had come off his mountain bike, sustaining a shoulder injury. However, as a CRO controller was texting a call-out to team members, NWAS advised that the patient had been able to make his way to the main car park at Stephen Park (‘the Forest Hub’),…