INCIDENT 39/2021 – JUNE 24th THU. 12.22 – TOP OF MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As members were cleaning the team vehicles and re-organising equipment from incident no 38, which closed at 02.39 hrs, a call was received to a walker (m, 54) who had fallen on the limestone pavement at the top of the Cove, sustaining a head injury. He was cared for by a passer-by (a retired nurse), until CRO’s casualty carers arrived on scene. Their assessment concluded that the patient’s injury was…

ALERT Only -Jun 18th Fri. 18.34 – Path near Hunt Pot, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 4 of 2021

YAS contacted the CRO duty controllers after receiving an S.O.S.alert from London Ambulance Service.This gave a mobile phone number and specified a location which translated as near Hunt Pot on the path to Pen y ghent, but no further useful information. While the duty controller was trying to work out what it all meant, YAS cancelled the call, saying that they had discovered that the alarm call had been sent…

INCIDENT 34/2021 – JUNE 18th FRI. 13.52 – WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 38) fell on the path to the summit of Whernside at the northern end of the ridge, sustaining a lower leg injury. The leg would not bear weight, so a member of a neighbouring MRT provided a group shelter then called for help. A paramedic among the first CRO members to arrive assessed the injury and suggested that an air ambulance would save the patient…

INCIDENT 33/2021 – JUNE 17th THU. 15.33 – RIVERSIDE PATH, SOUTH OF STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 76) was reported to have collapsed while walking along the side of the Ribble, across from Hornby Laithe bunkhouse, Stainforth. Members scouting the exact location arrived on scene just before a YAS paramedic in his Rapid Response Vehicle. By now, the patient appeared to be recovering, so after assessment by the paramedic, she was walked gently to a stile, then sledged up a steep slope by stretcher…