1032

Sunday, 20 August 2017

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

On-scene:
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

Additional Info

  • 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
Published in Incidents

1028

Sunday, 06 August 2017

Earlier this afternoon, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide urgent assistance with a difficult extrication of a driver of a vehicle, which had left the A672 near to Junction 22 M62 (Rishworth Moor) and had come to rest approx. 50ft down the steep banking in a deep ravine.  24 CVSRT members were available to assist immediately and deployed in team vehicles or directly.

The driver had incredibly managed to self-extricate from the vehicle and appeared to have minor injuries, however the mechanism of the incident dictated full immobilization for the extrication up the steep ground.

Whilst the medical teams cared for and prepared the casualty for the evacuation, CVSRT members rigged a rope system and lowered a stretcher with two barrow boys. Once the casualty was packaged, the stretcher was safely hauled up to the roadside and handed over to the waiting ambulance crew.

Great teamwork between all the emergency teams made for a prompt rescue.

In attendance: 24 CVSRT

On-scene:
West Yorkshire Police (WYP)
West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit (WYP RPU)
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
YAS BASICS Doctor
YAS Hazardous Area Response Team (HART)
West Yorkshire Medic Response Team (WYMRT)

Total Duration: 1hrs 36mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 06 August 2017
  • Location Oxygrains Bridge, Rishworth Moor
  • Grid Reference SD 99426 15247
  • Latitude 53.633746
  • Longitude -2.0101549
  • Man Hours 37.1
  • Members In Attendance 24
Published in Incidents

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