Incident #1157

At 17:58 on Saturday 23rd March Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with evacuating an injured man who had fallen and sustained a head injury in Brearley Woods.

18 CVSRT members were available to respond immediately and deployed in team vehicles or directly to the incident.

The casualty was assessed and treated by YAS Paramedics and a CVSRT Paramedic, before being immobilised in a vacuum mattress and evacuated by stretcher to an awaiting ambulance on Burnley Road.

In Attendance: 18 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Total Duration: 1hr 40mins

Additional Info

  • Date: Saturday, 23 March 2019
  • Location: Brearley Wood
  • Grid Reference: SE 02666 26365
  • Latitude: 53.733672
  • Longitude: -1.9610649
  • Man Hours: 28
  • Members In Attendance: 18

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