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 73/2020 – Oct. 26th Mon. 14.08 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A call was received from North Yorkshire Police to a report of a walker (f) who had sustained a lower leg injury. Although with 3 companions, and able to walk slowly with assistance, they requested help due to the distance back to their vehicle, and the weather conditions which had left the party cold and wet (heavy rain showers and a cold gusty wind). Team members responded to a rendezvous…

Alert only – Oct. 7th. Wed. 19.51hrs – Beecroft Hall, Horton in Ribblesdale – Alert No. 5 of 2020

The CRO Duty Controller was advised that a father and son had almost completed the Three Peaks walk, but that the father was unable to continue beyond an unoccupied farm. With a location confirmed by PhoneFind, the son agreed to continue and to return to the farm buildings with his car. He undertook to phone the Duty Controller when both were safe, in case any help was needed.  Some while…

INCIDENT 66/2020 – Sep. 26th Sat. 15.22hrs – Gordale – Mountain Incident

A walker (f 37) jumped over a low stone wall and sustained an ankle injury. Her ankle was splinted by CRO team members before she was carried in a stretcher to a CRO Land Rover. She was transported to Malham village and handed into the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Volunteer hours: 42 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon