Woman plummets to from great height in Otley Chevin Country Park

A woman was saved by Calderdale search and rescue teams after falling 40ft while walking in an Otley park last weekend.

The woman suffered head and back injuries after falling from the great height in Otley Chevin Country Park at around 11am on June 26.

Members from Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) were the first on the scene and provided first aid to the woman while waiting for other emergency services.

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Soon after, crews from Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Hazardous Area Response Team arrived.

The CVRST was then able to get the woman onto a stretcher before carrying her through the woods to a nearby ambulance.

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Over the same weekend, the CVRST was also called to attend three other energencies.

Later on Saturday, the team was called to a man who had fallen and injured both ankles at Heptonstall Quarry, known to locals as ‘Hell Hole’, near Hebden Bridge.

The team provided first aid and carried the man to a nearby ambulance.

That same evening, search and rescue crews rescued a man who suffered an ankle injury near the remote Brontë Waterfall near Haworth.

The team attended four incidents last weekend
The team attended four incidents last weekend
(Image: Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team)

The following day, the team helped a woman who received head, chest and hip injuries after falling while mountain biking in North Dean Woods near Halifax.

Calder Valley Search and Rescue is a mountain rescue charity made up of volunteers who assist emergency services to rescue members of the public.

YorkshireLive – Halifax