At 13:58 today, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for assistance with locating and evacuating a lady who had fallen whilst walking along the riverside walk at Hardcastle Crags, sustaining a back injury and was unable to stand.
19 members were available to respond immediately and team vehicles were mobile within 2 minutes of receiving the request for help. First on-scene was a CVSRT doctor who cared for the lady whilst the remaining members arrived with the stretcher for evacuation.
Once packaged in a vacuum mattress, the casualty was stretchered to the lower car park and handed over to the ambulance crew for onward journey hospital.
In attendance: 19 CVSRT and Yorkshire Ambulance Service
- Date: Sunday, 12 March 2017
- Location: Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge
- Grid Reference: SD 98854 29156
- Latitude: 53.758765
- Longitude: -2.0188575
- Man Hours: 57.6
- Members In Attendance: 19