Incident #1006

CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a young male who, had fallen from a tree and impaled his upper leg on a branch whilst he fell to the ground. A CVSRT doctor and a YAS Responder Paramedic cared for the casualty and then he was packaged and evacuated to the ambulance for onward journey to hospital.

Coincidently several dog handlers from SARDA England were training nearby and diverted to assist with the callout.

In attendance: 22 CVSRT

SARDA England Dog Handlers
4 CVSRT
1 Oldham Mountain Rescue Team
1 Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Total Duration: 1hr 16mins

Additional Info

  • Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
  • Location: Snake Hill Wood, Halifax
  • Grid Reference: SE 07994 26219
  • Latitude: 53.732305
  • Longitude: -1.8803046
  • Man Hours: 27
  • Members In Attendance: 22

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