Incident #1004

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

Additional Info

  • 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


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