The Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team was called to assist a mountain biker with a suspected spinal injury high on the North York Moors National Park on April 29th. The Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust alerted the team and 16 members attended the scene.
“After initial assessment and treatment, the gentleman was packaged onto a team stretcher before being carried to the roadside for evacuation to definitive medical care in a waiting ambulance,” the team reported on their Facebook page.
The incident occurred on Shunner Howe and was logged as incident 15 of 2023 for the team. The team did not provide further details on how the injury occurred or the condition of the biker.
The Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team is a volunteer-led organisation that provides assistance to people who become injured or lost in the moors and surrounding areas. Their work is critical in ensuring the safety of visitors to the area and they are always ready to respond to emergency calls.
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