Emergency services rescue woman who fell down hill in Halifax

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team members rescue a woman in Ovenden
Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team members rescue a woman in Ovenden

Emergency services were called out to rescue a woman who had fallen down an embankment in Halifax.

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) were called to the incident in Ovenden in the early hours of yesterday morning (Thursday) by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS).

Initial reports were that a 24-year-old female had fallen down a steep banking and was stuck on a crag.

Whilst the exact location and potential injuries were confirmed, the CVSRT were mobilised.

Once on-scene, a team doctor tended to the casualty whilst the remaining members prepared a hauling system attached to the bell stretcher.

A CVSRT spokesperson said: “Thankfully the young lady wasn’t seriously injured and was quickly packaged, brought back up the steep ground and handed over to the waiting YAS paramedics for treatment for facial grazes and a leg injury.”

The CVSRT were stood down at 2am.