INCIDENT 74/2021 – SEPTEMBER 21st TUE. 11.20 – Off THWAITE LANE, AUSTWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

YAS called CRO when a walker (f, 45) was reported to have been ‘trampled by cows’ in a field, just off Thwaite Lane, between Clapham and Austwick. When the first team members arrived, they found two road ambulances and an air ambulance already on scene with the paramedics assessing the patient’s injuries and giving her pain relief. While the rest of the team stood down, those on scene waited, then…

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 58/2021 – AUGUST 3rd TUE. 14.44 – BOTTOM QUARRY, STORRS COMMON, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (f, 32) fell from one of the routes on the lower quarry face at Storrs Common, sustaining lower leg injuries. A YAS crew was on scene and an air ambulance was en route when the CRO Duty Controller was called. Paramedics having treated and ‘packaged’ the casualty, team members transported her to the road ambulance on a CRO wheeled stretcher. Volunteer hours: 15   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 54/2021 – JULY 31st SAT. 13.03 – APPROACHING SUMMIT OF WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have dislocated a knee high up on Whernside.  As members were assembling near the Blea Moor aqueduct, the air ambulance was able to land close to the casualty and effect his rescue with assistance only from other walkers already on site.  Team members stood down. Volunteer hours: 27   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon