INCIDENT 04/2021 – Mar. 16th Tue. 12.15 – Low Bentham, North Yorkshire. – Local Incident

CRO were called out to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with an unresponsive person found by a dog walker next to a footpath on farmland near to Low Bentham. When YAS staff got to the scene they found that the reported casualty was in fact very drunk. The drunk person got up and left the scene before YAS could help him. CRO were stood down as we arrived at the…

INCIDENT 87/2020 – (same day) 16.02 – Hillside below Blua Crags, Settle, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 50) slipped on steep, frozen ground, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture. The first team members on scene kept her warm until others arrived. Then, after being given pain relief and attention from a YAS paramedic and team doctor, she was helped into a casualty bag on a Bell stretcher and sledged down to a team Land Rover, waiting at the top of Banks Lane. She was driven…

INCIDENT 83/2020 – Dec. 6th Sun. 13.23 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

YAS asked for CRO’s assistance when a walker (f, 70) was reported to have fallen at the top of Malham Cove. Although she had sustained a painful shoulder injury, she was determined to set off to walk back down the steps at the side of the Cove, with support from her husband. When the first team member arrived on scene patient, spouse and paramedics were walking slowly and carefully towards…

INCIDENT 80/2020 – Nov. 29th Sun. 13.01 – Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 14) slipped, then tumbled five or six metres down the steep path, where it leaves the Whernside summit ridge towards Bruntscar, sustaining head and possible elbow injuries. After assessment and treatment by a team doctor, she was ‘packaged’ and put onto a stretcher to be sledged and carried down to a YAS road ambulance, waiting near Bruntscar. Our thanks to the Royal Marines who happened to be…