Mountain Rescue team called out in early hours after man falls down embankment in Danby near Whitby

Members from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have rescued a man after he had fallen down an embankment near Danby Head.
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Not long after midnight on Wednesday (February 22), Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were contacted by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a request to assist their crews who were en route to a report of a man who had fallen down an embankment on the North York Moors near to Danby Head.

Two double-crewed team Land Rovers were sent whilst other members set off to the incident using their own vehicles.

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The first mountain rescue Land Rover arrived shortly after a Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic and the casualty was located a few minutes later, approximately 20-feet down an embankment not far from the roadside.

Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have rescued a man after he fell down an embankment in Danby near WhitbyCleveland Mountain Rescue Team have rescued a man after he fell down an embankment in Danby near Whitby
Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have rescued a man after he fell down an embankment in Danby near Whitby

He was assessed by the paramedic and a team member and was warmed up with a hot drink and wrapped up in a mountain rescue casualty bag.

As he was unable to move, he was then lifted onto a rescue stretcher before being carried by team members up to the top of the embankment using a rope system

Once at the top, he was taken into an ambulance for further assessment and was left in the care of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.