MOUNTAIN rescue teams have saved a woman after she fell and injured her ankle after a walk in North Yorkshire.

Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was contacted shortly after 2pm on Tuesday, November 23 2021 by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a request to assist their personnel, attending to a report of a 79-year-old-woman, who had fallen and injured her ankle whilst walking just north of Osmotherley.

The Northern Echo:

Two double-crewed Land Rovers were immediately deployed. In addition, a number of other Team members separately made their way to the scene which was approximately 250-metres north of Lady’s Chapel just outside Osmotherley, along the Cleveland Way.

The Northern Echo:

The casualty was treated by the YAS personnel assisted by some of the mountain rescue volunteers. Once she had received pain relief and her ankle had been stabilised, she was lifted onto a rescue stretcher and then carried by the Team approximately 500-metres to the ambulance for onward transport to hospital.

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The Team would like to wish her well for her recovery and would also like to thank everyone at Chapel Wood Farm for their assistance with parking vehicles and access to the area.

Eleven Team members attended with the initial response being coordinated remotely by their Call-out Officer.

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