INCIDENT 69/2021 – AUGUST 30th MON. 13.42 – WATERFALLS WALK, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

CRO were called out to assist a walker with a head injury sustained from a fall on the waterfalls walk. The first CRO team member on scene found that the injured person was already in the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) paramedics at Beezley farm. The YAS crew confirmed that CRO’s help was no longer needed and that other team members on route could be stood down. Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 68/2021 – AUGUST 28th SAT. 14.58 – WATERFALLS WALK, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A young person (f 13) twisted her ankle whilst on a day out on the waterfalls walk with her family. The family tried to carry on walking, but called for help when the young person appeared to faint a couple of times. A CRO doctor and team members located the family near to the tea shed, just to the south of Thornton Force. The injured girl was cared for by…

INCIDENT 64/2021 – AUGUST 18th WED. 17.27 – Nr SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Conflicting reports resulted in YAS paramedics in a Rapid Response Vehicle, a road ambulance and two YAA helicopters plus NYP and 17 CRO team members with two CRO Land Rovers converging on the Snow Falls area of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Investigation showed that there were only three visitors involved and that no-one had fallen in the river, as first reported. It seems that one visitor (m, 46) slipped while…

INCIDENT 63/2021 – AUGUST 18th WED. 12.13 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 29) slipped while stepping from boulder to boulder just below Thornton Force, twisting her knee. After assessment by the team doctor (Sprain rather than dislocation or fracture.), her leg was splinted by YAS paramedics. Accompanied by team members, she was helped to walk about 200m to a team Land Rover for the drive to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon