A BUSY mid-July period for Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team continued today with their fifth call-out in the space of ten-days; this time to Guisborough Woods.

They were contacted by the North East Ambulance Service at 11.19am with a request to assist them with a mountain-biker who had come off his bike and sustained back injuries.

One of the Team’s Land Rover ambulances was deployed and a number of volunteer team members made their way to the casualty who was treated by paramedics.

He was then placed on a mountain rescue stretcher and carried to a waiting ambulance to be taken to hospital for further treatment.

The incident involved 20 team members were involved, plus two co-ordinating remotely.