INCIDENT 32/2019 – May 9th. Thu. 15.11hrs – Waterfalls walk, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (F75) tripped and fell on the Ingleton Waterfalls path, not far downstream from Snow Falls. She was reported to have much bleeding from a head wound. The casualty had been well bandaged by another from her group and following an assessment by CRO team members, it was decided that she may be able to walk out with some assistance. She was able to walk to Storrs Common where…

INCIDENT 31/2019 – May 2nd. Thu. 15.21hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a report of someone having ‘fallen approximately 100ft,’ at Malham Cove. Having dispatched a road ambulance, rapid response vehicle and air ambulance, they also called out CRO. Ambulance personnel determined that life was extinct and departed. When  North Yorkshire Police’s formalities had been completed, CRO members searched the top of the Cove and one ledge for any property or evidence, then carried the deceased to a…

Alert only – Apr. 14th Sun. 11.35hrs – Path to Cawden Flatts, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance, following receipt of a 999 call saying that a walker had fallen and had been feeling dizzy, on the path from Gordale Bridge over to Malham Cove. When the CRO duty controller called the Emergency Operations Centre, he was told that an ambulance was en route, but there had been a further call to say that the patient had walked into the National Park…

INCIDENT 18/2019 – Apr. 11th. Thu. 18.00hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 20), on the return leg of the Waterfalls Trail, fell and heard a crack from her ankle, after which she was unable to stand or walk the last few hundred metres down to Storrs Common.  The CRO doctor carried out the casualty care and splinted her badly swollen ankle. Team members lifted the patient on to a stretcher, then carried her  to a team Land Rover, to…