INCIDENT 4/2020 – Jan. 19th. Sun. 14.32hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

Whilst incident number 3 was underway, the team was called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with an incident near to Malham. A walker (f 15) had slipped on a steep and muddy grass slope near to the top of Malham Cove. The young person had a possible fractured ankle and was treated by YAS paramedics. CRO team members carried the injured person to a CRO vehicle, for onward travel…

INCIDENT 3/2020 – Jan. 19th. Sun. 13.32hrs – Above Bruntscar, Whernside – Mountain Incident

A walker (m 19) slipped and fell on wet rocks whilst descending from the summit of Whernside. He injured, possibly fracturing, his right lower leg. CRO team members splinted the injured leg, packaged the injured person into a stretcher and were able to drag him, sledge like, down the steep grassy slopes towards Bruntscar. The casualty was then transferred by a CRO vehicle to the B6255 road for a handover…

INCIDENT 98/2019 – Dec. 10th. Tue. 15.19hrs – Pennine Way, Jackdaw Hill, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

A walker reported that his companion (m) had developed hypothermia on the Pennine Way  ‘2 miles’ north of Horton in Ribblesdale. He had been trying to carry his large dog, which was in a similar state of collapse. When team members arrived, the casualty and dog were in a group shelter and recovering. All were transported back to their car, in Horton. It seems that they had walked from Horton…

INCIDENT 97/2019 – Nov. 29th. Fri. 14.33hrs – Crina Bottom, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A walker (m, 86) complained of not feeling very well, then collapsed, having suffered a suspected heart attack on the Ingleton to Ingleborough bridleway, a short distance beyond Crina Bottom. YAS requested CRO attendance and the first team vehicle to arrive carried paramedics to the site. Despite the best efforts of the walker’s companion, a passing walker, YAS paramedics and CRO members in carrying out CPR, the doctor who had…