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Rescue – Newton Wood, nr Roseberry Topping

FRIDAY 8TH JULY 2022

Shortly before 0900 hours we were contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) regarding a report of a woman who had sustained a lower leg injury whilst walking in Newton Wood, below Roseberry Topping.

Both of our Land Rovers were deployed and a number of Team members made their way to an RV-point at the Roseberry Topping car-park before following a path at the lower side of the woods, together with the YAS crew. Upon reaching the casualty she was treated by paramedics. We then safely secured her within a vacuum mattress and lifted her onto a rescue stretcher. Team members carried her approximately 600-metres back along the path to the waiting ambulance for onward transport to hospital. We wish her well for her recovery.

Eighteen Team members were involved plus our call-out officer coordinating the initial response. It lasted for approximately 1.5 hours including travelling time.

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