At 19:55, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide urgent assistance with a vehicle, which had left the A672 (Rishworth Moor) and had come to rest approx. 50-60ft down the steep banking in a deep ravine. 19 CVSRT members were available to assist immediately and deployed in team vehicles or directly.
Once on-scene, team members were advised by West Yorkshire Police that the driver was missing from the vehicle, so we were tasked with assisting with a multi-agency search for the driver at the crash site and surrounding moorland.
At 02:00, CVSRT members concluded their tasking and returned to base, then onward to their homes. No further information is available at this moment.
Police enquiries are ongoing.
In attendance: 19 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police (WYP)
West Yorkshire Police Dogs (WYPD)
West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit (WYP RPU)
National Police Air Service (NPAS CarrGate)
Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA)
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
YAS BASICS Doctor
YAS Hazardous Area Response Team (YAS HART)
West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS)
WYFRS Technical Rescue Unit (TRU)
Search and Rescue Dog from Cave Rescue Organisation (SARDA England) (CRO)
Total Duration: 6hrs 5mins
- Date Saturday, 19 August 2017
- Location Boothwood Reservoir, Rishworth Moor
- Grid Reference SE 01038 16142
- Latitude 53.641790
- Longitude -1.9857744
- Man Hours 97.3
- Members In Attendance 19