Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team called out to lady with lower leg injury

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team
Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team were called to an injured lady yesterday afternoon.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a woman who had sustained a lower leg injury on a public footpath in the vicinity of Hovingham Lodge at 1.30pm.

A spokesperson said: "After a brief search to find the lady we treated her injuries and carried her to the road for transfer to a waiting ambulance and transport to definitive medical care.

"Sixteen team members and two of our vehicles deployed for two and a half hours."