Incident Round-up: 19 – 22 April


Over the four-day Easter weekend our critical care teams attended several incidents.

 


Friday 19 April – A66, Bassenthwaite
On Friday our critical care team from Langwathby were activated at 1pm to the A66, Bassenthwaite. After arriving on scene, our critical care team from Durham Tees Valley Airport was also activated to the same incident. Both teams assessed and treated patients before airlifting them to hospital. Sadly, one person died in the incident. Our thoughts are with their family and friends.

Friday 19 April – Troutbeck, Windermere
We were activated 3.10pm to Troutbeck, Windermere, after reports of a road traffic incident. We assessed and treated a patient before airlifting them to hospital.

Incident timeline: 
15:10 Mobile to incident from Durham Tees Valley Airport
15:37 On scene
16:12 Transporting patient by air
16:42 Arrive at hospital
16:54 Mobile to refuel
17:02 Refuelling
17:55 Returning to base
18:24 Arrived back at base

Saturday 20 April – Derwentwater, Keswick
On Saturday we were activated at 5.40pm to Derwentwater, Keswick, to reports of a road traffic incident. Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before airlifting them to hospital.

Incident timeline: 
17:40 Mobile to incident from Langwathby
17:52 On scene
18:20 Transporting patient by air
18:50 Arrive at hospital
19:30 Returning to base
19:49 Arrived back at base

Sunday 21 April – Heversham, Milnthorpe
On Sunday we were activated at 11.04am to Heversham, Milnthorpe to reports of an incident involving a cyclist. We assessed and treated the patient before airlifting them to hospital.

Heversham

Incident timeline: 
11:04 Task accepted at Langwathby
11:25 On scene
12:00 Transporting patient by air
12:18 Arrive at hospital
12:50 Returning to base
13:10 Arrived back at base

Monday 22 April – Stanhope, County Durham
On Monday we were activated at 8.47am to Stanhope, County Durham. Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before they were flown to hospital.

Incident timeline: 
08:47 Mobile to incident from Durham Tees Valley Airport
09:00 On scene
09:26 Transporting patient by air
09:36 Arrive at hospital
10:25 Mobile to refuel
10:30 Refuelling

Monday 22 April – Wylam, Northumberland
On Monday we were activated at 5:17pm to Wylam, Northumberland to reports of a road traffic incident. Our critical care team assessed and treated a patient before they were taken to hospital by a North East Ambulance Service road crew accompanied by our team.

Incident timeline: 
17:17 Mobile to incident from Durham Tees Valley Airport
17:23 On scene
17:55 Transporting patient by road
18:12 Arrive at hospital
18:50 Returning to base
19:11 Arrived back at base

Monday 22 April – Muncaster, Copeland
Later that day we were activated at 6.49pm to Muncaster, Copeland to reports of a road traffic collision.
Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before airlifting them to hospital.

Muncaster

Incident timeline: 
18:49 Mobile to incident from Langwathby
19:07 On scene
19:31 Transporting patient by air
19:55 Arrive at hospital
20:10 Mobile to refuel
20:19 Refuelling
20:32 Returning to base
20:57 Arrived back at base

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