Incident #827

Tuesday, 22 July 2014    Boothtown, Halifax    
CVSRT's assistance was requested by the West Yorkshire Police to help in the search for a vulnerable missing male who was last seen the previous evening. Team members searched several areas over the course of the afternoon- the missing man was eventually located at Shibden Park Visitor Centre on the…

Incident #826

Sunday, 20 July 2014    Earl Crag, Cowling, Keighley    
At 11:45hrs on Sunday- Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) requested the team assist with the evacuation of an injured male who had fallen- whilst climbing- at Earl Crag above Cowling- Keighley. The 54 year old male was bouldering on the crag and had landed awkwardly resulting in an open fracture to…

Incident #825

Friday, 18 July 2014    Gledow How Valley, Leeds    
Request from the West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a vulnerable misper from the Gledhow area of Leeds. The team searched various areas of woodland and parkland- unfortunately the missing person was not located and enquiries are still ongoing.
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Incident #824

Thursday, 10 July 2014    Gog Hill, Elland    
At 20:10 Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for urgent assistance in evacuating a 14yr old male who had fallen approximately 8 metres from a roof- sustaining possible back- head and arm injuries. His friends raised the alarm and the casualty was located…

Incident #823

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Peckett Well, Hebden Bridge.    
Whilst providing safety cover for Stage 2 of the Tour de France- CVSRT were tasked assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service in dealing with a mountain biker who had fallen off his bike. The rider had impacted a wall at close to 40mph sustaining head and back injuries and a temporary…

Incident #822

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
Whilst on Tour de France cover. Our attention was drawn to a casualty with a leg injury. Upon examination by a team medic the patient was found to have pulled a hamstring. Treated with a cool pack the casualty was then happy to remain at his location to watch the…

Incident #821

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
Whilst returning from Incident #819 members of CVSRT and Dublin Wicklow MRT were flagged down by a member of the public and alerted to an incident that was unfolding. A lady watching the Tour de France had slipped backward from the wall she was standing on and fallen approx 20ft…

Incident #820

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mythomroyd    
During stage 2 of the Tour de France- CVSRT provided safety cover along the route. Due to the size of the event and limited resource available we invited Rossendale & Pendle MRT and Dublin Wicklow MRT along to assist for the day. CVSRT Mobile 3 and a Dublin Wicklow Landrover…

Incident #819

Saturday, 05 July 2014    Skipton    
Whilst providing safety cover for Stage 1 of the Tour de France- CVSRT were alerted to an incident close by. A lady watching the race had fallen through the roof of a building and with CVSRT being the closest medical resource we were asked to attend along with the Yorkshire…

Incident #818

Tuesday, 01 July 2014    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge    
Whilst taking a mid afternoon walk along the riverbank at Hardcastle Crags a 45yr old lady slipped and tumbled down the bank sustaining a head injury in the process. The attending ambulance crew realised they would be able to treat the lady but wouldn't be able to get her back…

Incident #817

Sunday, 08 June 2014    Shipley Glen    
Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the assistance of the team in relation to a walker who had fallen sustaining a serious leg injury. Whilst CVSRT were mobilising the Ambulance Services own Hazardous Area Rescue Team becoame free and where able to deal with the casualty. CVSRT then stood down and returned…

Incident #816

Friday, 06 June 2014    Mankinholes, Todmorden    
Mid afternoon and the Teams assistance was requested by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help treat and evacuate a Mountain biker who had fallen whilst decending the bridal way below Stoodley Pike. Team members quickly arrived on scene to meet the Paramedic responder- working together the causalty was treated for…

Incident #815

Sunday, 01 June 2014    Hurstwood Reservoir    
Providing safety cover for the Halifax Sailing Club Mountain Bike Challenge (An annual event on the CVSRT calendar) With 2 routes available - a 20 mile sports route (for the fit) and a 30 mile route (for the super fit) the event offers riders a combination of demanding off-road terrain-…

Incident #814

Friday, 23 May 2014    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
Late Friday evening and CVSRT recieve a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help evacuate a casualty from a difficult to access farm house. The very poorly patient needed urgent transport to hospital as they were suffering from dehydration- renal failure and difficulty breathing. Paramedics and one of CVSRT's doctors…

Incident #813

Wednesday, 21 May 2014    High Street, Kippax    
A request was received from West Yorkshire Police regarding the search for a vulnerable missing male in the Kippax area of Leeds. As Kippax is outside of CVSRT's operational area the call was passed on to Holme Valley MRT as it is in their area. The volunteer team were tasked…

Incident #812

Monday, 19 May 2014    Bingley Road, Baildon    
Mid morning and CVSRT's was once again requested by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with regards to assisting with a female walker who had fallen approx half a mile from the nearest road sustaining a lower leg injury. Due to the location of the casualty both CVSRT & the Yorkshire Air…

Incident #811

Saturday, 17 May 2014    Golden Acre Park, Leeds    
Our help was requested by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attended and assist an ambulance crew with a 81 year old female who had fallen sustaining a lower leg injury. The casualty was approx 1 mile from the road in Golden Acre Park- one of the paramedics attending is an…

Incident #810

Sunday, 11 May 2014    Calderdale Way Relay, Midgehole    
Whilst providing safety cover for the Calderdale Way Relay- team members stationed at Hardcastle Crags were approached by a pair of runners who had come to the vehicle to ask for assistance. The female runner was treated by team medics and diagnosed with a sprain to her lower leg and…

Incident #809

Sunday, 11 May 2014    Myrtle Bridge, Bingley    
The team was contacted by West Yorkshire Police with a request to search for a vulnerable missing female- who had been missing from home since 1/5/14. Following an extensive Police investigation the missing lady was seen on CCTV in Bingley on the bridge opposite Bingley Fire Station. CVSRT established a…

Incident #808

Sunday, 11 May 2014    Calderdale Way Relay, Sowerby Bridge    
Whilst providing safety cover for the Calderdale Way Relay- team members stationed at one of the access points were approached by a pair of runners who had come to the vehicle to ask for assistance. One of the runners was suffering from severe pain in their lower ankle- the casualty…

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