CVSRT - Items filtered by date: June 2016


23 Jun 2016

Team called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a lady who had slipped on a path behind the Stubbing Wharf, Hebden Bridge.

16 Team members headed to the scene. On arriving the team placed the casualty onto a stretcher and proceeded to extract the casualty down a field, along a steep cobbled path and into an awaiting ambulance.


Additional Info

  • Date Thursday, 23 June 2016
  • Location Stubbing Brink, Hebden Bridge
  • Grid Reference SD 98511 27091
  • Latitude 53.740199
  • Longitude -2.0240535
  • Man Hours 35.6
  • Members In Attendance 16


23 Jun 2016

CVSRT called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the extraction of a gentleman who had fallen in a stream in Harden, Bingley.

11 Team members quickly responded however whilst we were readying the vehicles, a stand down message was received.

The Ambulance crew on scene had managed to extract the casualty to their vehicle and therefore the team were no longer needed. A local team member actually made it to site as the stand down arrived and stayed to assist the Ambulance and Air Ambulance crews.

Additional Info

  • Date Thursday, 23 June 2016
  • Location Harden, Bingley
  • Grid Reference SE 08061 37334
  • Latitude 53.832205
  • Longitude -1.8790026
  • Man Hours 3.7
  • Members In Attendance 11


21 Jun 2016
Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for assistance evacuating an injured 15yo male with ankle injury who was located in a wooded area that was inaccessible to vehicles.Team were stood down en-route as the YAS crew managed to evacuate the casualty.

Additional Info

  • Date Tuesday, 21 June 2016
  • Location Hough Side, Pudsey Road Leeds
  • Grid Reference SE 24400 36600
  • Latitude 53.825101
  • Longitude -1.6308071
  • Man Hours 24
  • Members In Attendance 18


12 Jun 2016

CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with evacuation of casualty who was in a car down a steep embankment following an RTC.

The casualty was evacuated by Fire Service and Team so the team were stood down.

Additional Info

  • Date Thursday, 09 June 2016
  • Location Keighley Road, Steeton, Keighley
  • Grid Reference SE 04800 43800
  • Latitude 53.890360
  • Longitude -1.9284519
  • Man Hours 11.3
  • Members In Attendance 15


09 Jun 2016

CVSRT received a request for urgent assistance from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to evacuate an injured male who had fallen into the stream and was unconscious after striking his head.  

17 CVSRT members made their way to the casualty’s location in team vehicles or directly to the scene.  

A few moments after the accident, the injured gentleman regained consciousness and with the assistance of his walking companion, made their way to the road, where they met two YAS Rapid Response Vehicles and a Basic Doctor.

First on-scene team member, quickly assessed the situation and confirmed that rescue assistance was no longer required and the remaining CVSRT members stood down whilst en route.

The casualty received treatment on-scene before being transferred to hospital for further assessment of his head injuries.

In attendance: 17 CVSRT members

2 x Yorkshire Ambulance Service Rapid Response Vehicles

Yorkshire Ambulance Service


Additional Info

  • Date Wednesday, 08 June 2016
  • Location Lumb Falls, nr Pecket Well
  • Grid Reference SD993315
  • Latitude 53.780027
  • Longitude -2.0110989
  • Man Hours 18
  • Members In Attendance 17


08 Jun 2016

Earlier this morning, CVSRT was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the urgent evacuation of an injured walker who had fallen and sustained a suspected closed ankle fracture.

15 team members were available to respond instantly and made their way to our team vehicles, located in Mytholmroyd, Copley and Todmorden.

Once on-scene, CVSRT members assisted the paramedics and Yorkshire Air Ambulance crew to transfer the casualty by stretcher to the helicopter for a short flight to the land ambulance, situated at a nearby site.

At 9am, team members stood down and returned to base, then onward to their place of work.


In attendance: 15 CVSRT Members

Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Rapid Response Vehicle

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Duration: 1hr 47mins

Additional Info

  • Date Wednesday, 08 June 2016
  • Location Rishworth, nr Spa Clough Reservoir
  • Grid Reference SE001155
  • Latitude 53.636254
  • Longitude -1.9987977
  • Man Hours 22
  • Members In Attendance 15


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