INCIDENT 91/2019 – Oct. 31st. Thu. 14.38hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, ca.35?) was reported to have such abdominal pain, ’20 minutes into the walk’, that he was unable to continue. When the first team member arrived at the casualty site, YAS personnel were just beginning to walk the patient back to the car park. CRO stood down. Volunteer hours  14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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INCIDENT 83/2019 – Sep 28th. Sat. 14.36hrs – Near Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Water Incident

Following a number of 999 calls, reporting ‘a body in the river’, just below Pecca Falls, personnel from CRO (including the Swiftwater Team), North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance all headed in that direction, only to find that the body was that of a sheep, washed down by the overnight and early morning rain.  All were stood down. Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 72/2019 – Aug 19th. Mon 11.47hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 79) was reported to have collapsed on the outward leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, near Pecca Falls, although later information as to location appeared confused. A ‘hasty party’ of CRO members located him and after assessing him, they and team re-inforcements carried the patient to a team vehicle. This took him and a YAA/YAS paramedic round to the road ambulance, waiting in the main Falls car…

INCIDENT 65/2019 – Aug 4th. Sun. 11.42hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst responding to incident number 64, CRO were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with a second incident. A young boy walking round the waterfalls trail at Ingleton tripped whilst stepping over a large lump of protruding bedrock that formed the path surface. His mum described seeing him tumbling head over heels down a steep rocky bank. CRO team members found the boy at the foot of the steep…