INCIDENT 32/2019 – May 9th. Thu. 15.11hrs – Waterfalls walk, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (F75) tripped and fell on the Ingleton Waterfalls path, not far downstream from Snow Falls. She was reported to have much bleeding from a head wound. The casualty had been well bandaged by another from her group and following an assessment by CRO team members, it was decided that she may be able to walk out with some assistance. She was able to walk to Storrs Common where…

INCIDENT 25/2019 – Apr. 22nd. Mon. 11.36hrs – Janet’s Foss, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The team were requested to assist by Yorkshire Ambulance Service when a walker (m,72) fell and sustained a head injury near Janet’s Foss. The team were mobilised by the duty controller, but as the first vehicle arrived at Malham Visitor Centre (our local RV point), we were stood down by YAS, as they had been able to walk the casualty with assistance to the road ambulance. As team members were…

INCIDENT 22/2019 – Apr. 20th. Sat. 13.57hrs – Near Beezley Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A visitor to the Waterfalls walk Trail  (m, 61) became unwell descending steep steps on the trail after Beezley Falls. The casualty was checked by a team paramedic and administered oxygen until his condition stabilised. Whilst waiting for an ambulance, the team were informed that the ambulance had been diverted to another, more serious, incident on the Waterfalls Trail. As his condition had improved, and with a long wait for…

Alert only – Apr. 14th Sun. 11.35hrs – Path to Cawden Flatts, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance, following receipt of a 999 call saying that a walker had fallen and had been feeling dizzy, on the path from Gordale Bridge over to Malham Cove. When the CRO duty controller called the Emergency Operations Centre, he was told that an ambulance was en route, but there had been a further call to say that the patient had walked into the National Park…