Sunday, 05 March 2017

At 12:33hrs on Sunday 5th March 2017, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a 12-year-old casualty who had fallen off his mountain bike, sustaining head and leg injuries.

20 team members were available to respond and made their way in team vehicles or directly to the Hardcastle Crags location.

Once on-scene, team members worked alongside the ambulance crew to stabilise the casualty and assisted in treating his injuries. They then packaged and extracted him to a waiting ambulance at the road head for onward journey to hospital.

In attendance: 20 CVSRT members
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Total Duration: 1hrs 17mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 05 March 2017
  • Location Hardcastle Crags
  • Grid Reference SD 98930 29181
  • Latitude 53.758985
  • Longitude -2.0177090
  • Man Hours 35.1
  • Members In Attendance 20
Published in Incidents


Sunday, 19 February 2017

At 09:47, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a 52yo man who had fallen off his mountain bike and sustained a head injury. The rider’s friends raised the alarm as he was feeling quite confused and drifting in and out of consciousness.

22 team members were available to respond instantly and made their way to the location in team vehicles or directly. Once on-scene, team members assisted the YAS crew to make the casualty comfortable and then packaged him in our vacuum mattress before evacuating the casualty some distance by stretcher to the road, where he was handed over to the ambulance crew for transfer to hospital.

In attendance:
22 CVSRT members
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Total Duration: 2hrs 18mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 19 February 2017
  • Location Harden Moor, nr Cullingworth
  • Grid Reference SE 06880 38508
  • Latitude 53.842773
  • Longitude -1.8969280
  • Man Hours 63
  • Members In Attendance 22
Published in Incidents


Saturday, 21 January 2017

Whilst our five Probationary Members were taking their final assessment with the assistance of Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team in Gisburn Forest Bike Trails, the teams came across an injured mountain biker with a shoulder injury requiring assistance.

In attendance:
5 CVSRT members
Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team
Total Duration: 2hrs 30mins

Additional Info

  • Date Saturday, 21 January 2017
  • Location Gisburn Forest Bike Trails
  • Grid Reference SD 74980 57281
  • Latitude 54.010933
  • Longitude -2.2832757
  • Man Hours 27.5
  • Members In Attendance 5
Published in Incidents


Friday, 27 January 2017

At 14:30, CVSRT were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with the evacuation of a 21yo male who had fallen from his bike whilst riding near Otley Chevin. 17 team members were available to respond immediately and made their way directly to the casualty site or in team vehicles. Once on-scene, team members packaged the injured rider in a vacuum mattress and transferred him to the ambulance nearby.

It’s worth mentioning, the heavy traffic and congested routes can make progress challenging when attending an incident, however we would like to thank all the motorists who kindly made way for our emergency vehicles once they saw the blue lights. We commend your prompt, calm and safe actions, which helped our emergency vehicle drivers make good progress.

At 16:31 the team members stood down at scene and returned to base by 18:45, then onward to their place of work or homes.

In attendance:
17 CVSRT members
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Total Duration: 4hrs 15mins

Additional Info

  • Date Friday, 27 January 2017
  • Location Otley Chevin
  • Grid Reference SE 20096 44323
  • Latitude 53.894697
  • Longitude -1.695879
  • Man Hours 68.7
  • Members In Attendance 17
Published in Incidents


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