2002

Incidents that we attended in 2002 are displayed on this clickable map, and are also summarised in full in the list below. If you want to find out more about a particular incident, just zoom in and click on the icon, where you can read the full story.

 

Key to the listing:

MFH - Missing from home GMP/LANCON - Greater Manchester Police/Lancashire Constabulary
RTA - Road Traffic Accident NWAS (GMA/LA) - North West Ambulance Service (Greater Manchester area/Lancashire area)
FAGI - False Alarm, Good Intent GMF&RS - Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
M - Male casualty (and age) F - Female casualty (and age)

 

Incidents attended

IDDateTypeDetailsLocationInvolDuration
101/01/2002 00:41GMAS AssistM ? - Hypothermic, drug overdose. To hospitalBolton Town Centre700:35
201/01/2002 01:01GMAS AssistM 24 - Fall on ice, chin injury. To hospitalSwinton, Manchester800:59
301/01/2002 01:38GMAS AssistF 40 - Fallen down stairs. Head injuryEccles, Manchester800:22
401/01/2002 01:51GMAS AssistF 20 - Distressed female. Declined helpTonge Fold, Bolton700:24
501/01/2002 01:54GMAS AssistM ? - Epileptic fits. Stood down on sceneManchester (centre)700:06
601/01/2002 02:12GMAS AssistM ? - Reported epileptic - drunk!Manchester (centre)700:10
701/01/2002 02:18GMAS AssistF ? - Reported epilepticSalford, Manchester800:08
801/01/2002 02:32LAS Assist? - Ambulance assistBlackburn700:13
901/01/2002 02:36GMAS Assist? - Assist amb. stuck on iceUnsworth, Bury500:14
1001/01/2002 02:42GMAS Assist? - Patient transfer. Stood down on sceneChorlton, Manchester600:33
1101/01/2002 02:45LAS AssistM 57 - Dislocated elbow. To hospitalDarwen, Lancashire600:30
1201/01/2002 03:17LAS AssistF 18 - Lower leg injury. To hospitalBacup, Lancashire601:33
1301/01/2002 03:17GMAS AssistF 68 - Breathing difficulties. To hospitalHorwich, Bolton700:58
1401/01/2002 03:28LAS AssistM 83 - Head injuries, cuts to eyeHaslingden, Lancashire501:07
1501/01/2002 04:20GMAS AssistF ? - Assault victim, stood down on scene. To GMASManchester (centre)600:26
1601/01/2002 04:52GMAS AssistF 61 - Drunken stupor. stood down on sceneHulme, Manchester600:23
1701/01/2002 12:40Spot PickupM ? - Rambler, slipped on ice, head injury.Rivington, Terraces Gardens1501:15
1801/01/2002 14:40Body RecoveryM ? - Recovery from stream. Joint GMP/GMAS/GMFS callAtherton, Wigan1802:34
1904/01/2002 23:09Spot PickupM ? - Farmer, Urgent Hospitalisation. Ambulance stuck on iceBroadhead, Edgworth2103:41
2005/01/2002 11:48Spot PickupM ? - Male reported in waterHigh Rid reservior, Lostock400:42
2120/01/2002 15:25RTAF 51 - Pillion passenger. Tib/fib/patella displacementRivington300:20
2220/01/2002 15:30Spot PickupF 19 - Reported fallen over cliff faceWhite Coppice1201:38
2321/01/2002 17:54Body RecoveryF ? - Suicide, canal sideHaigh Hall, Wigan2302:51
2426/01/2002 00:00Spot PickupM 40 - Back injury, out overnightRivington Terraced Gardens1202:13
2513/02/2002 21:10Spot PickupM ? - In difficulties, sinking in bogMiddlebrook, Horwich2600:34
2618/02/2002 11:43Spot PickupM 23 - Abseiling. Dislocated kneeAnglezarke quarry1601:38
2725/02/2002 00:25Search LowlandF 3 - MFH. Found unharmed by teamLittle Hulton, Bolton1905:20
2802/03/2002 08:15Search LowlandF 30 - MFH (Suicidal). (Since 23/02/02)Abbey Hey, Debdale1209:15
2910/03/2002 13:11Spot PickupM 18 - Mountain biker. Serious maxillo-facial injuriesRivington600:25
3016/03/2002 08:00Search Upland? - Missing person searchNorth Yorkshire100:00
3124/03/2002 14:15Spot PickupM ? - Fallen walker, internal facial injuries, mild concussion.Rivington Pike300:24
3224/03/2002 16:30RTAM ? - Motorcyclist, fractured legHorrobin Lane, Rivington900:18
3326/03/2002 15:52Spot Pickup? - Cas evac: 1 mile from nearest roadBillinge000:08
3429/03/2002 14:10RTA? - Motorcyclist in collision with carRivington Lane900:15
3530/03/2002 14:28Spot PickupM 37 - Mountain biker. Serious facial injuryOutwood, Radcliffe700:54
3604/04/2002 02:07Search LowlandF 10 - MFH (Vulnerable), assiting Oldham MRT. Turned up safe at 07:30.Broadbent, Oldham2007:38
3720/04/2002 10:07Search LowlandM 78 - MFH: Alzheimer. Turned up unharmedFallowfield, Manchester2407:23
3825/04/2002 20:25Spot PickupM ? - Jogger, fractured ankleDarwen Tower000:10
3928/04/2002 17:13Spot PickupF 26 - Rambler, fallen, fractured legPeel Tower, Holcombe1802:07
4030/04/2002 20:35Search LowlandM 80 - MFH (Vulnerable). Located unharmedHopwood Hall, Middleton3003:00
4103/05/2002 01:52Search UplandM 70 - Missing, depressed, abandoned carWilton Quarries area3208:08
4206/05/2002 12:55Spot PickupF ? - Fractured armStronstrey Bank500:30
4329/05/2002 17:45Search LowlandM 5 - Missing from home addressTrafford Centre area000:22
4407/06/2002 16:14Spot PickupM 14 - Ropeswing faller. Bilateral fracture; radius/ulnaTigers clough, Horwich1601:16
4507/06/2002 20:02Spot PickupF 14 - Ropeswing faller1800:58
4608/06/2002 15:22Search LowlandM 7 - MFHSalford100:01
4714/06/2002 18:17LAS Ambulance Assist (Severe Weather)Standby during severe rainfallCMB Westhoughton (RVP)2302:33
4814/06/2002 18:30GMAS Ambulance Assist (Severe Weather)Standby during severe rainfallCMB Westhoughton (RVP)2302:20
48i14/06/2002 19:50GMAS Ambulance Assist (Severe Weather)M 52 - Road cyclist. CollapsedLowton500:30
4915/06/2002 11:30Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. MTB practice eventRivington1306:30
5016/06/2002 06:30Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. MTB practice eventRivington3611:30
5116/06/2002 09:35Spot PickupF 20 - Event marshal M2002. Ankle injuryRivington800:23
5216/06/2002 11:15Spot PickupF 19 - M2002 MTB Competitor. Heat exhaustionRivington600:45
5317/06/2002 20:04Search LowlandM 32 - MFH. Found by Dog Chi, with arm injuries and drugs overdoseTop Lock, Wigan2403:11
5423/06/2002 12:42Spot PickupF 43 - Walker, suspected knee injury. (Query dislocation)Lever Park, Rivington1501:03
5526/06/2002 22:25Search LowlandM 82 - MFH. Elderly, confusedRamsbottom3203:45
5628/06/2002 18:44Spot PickupM 50's - Reported fitting. Had left sceneTurton & Entwistle Reservoir2701:46
5730/06/2002 06:30Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. Road race practice eventRivington4212:00
5830/06/2002 13:21Spot PickupM 24 - Ankle injuryRivington1100:36
5906/07/2002 16:47Spot PickupM 21 - Mountain biker, dislocated shoulderRivington1400:28
6006/07/2002 17:06Search UplandM 65 - Dementia sufferer, missing on walkBelmont1401:14
6108/07/2002 21:12Body recovery? - Body Recovery, assist CSI. Phase iHigher Broughton1404:28
6209/07/2002 08:00Body recovery? - Body Recovery, assist CSI. Phase iiHigher Broughton401:45
6310/07/2002 15:50Body recovery? - Body Recovery, equipment remove. Phase iiiHigher Broughton602:20
6411/07/2002 05:20Search LowlandM 32 - MFH. Found deceased by Search Dog ChiTop Lock, Wigan1908:55
6512/07/2002 12:45Body recoveryM ? - Body Recovery, equipment remove. Phase ivHigher Broughton303:30
6621/07/2002 12:15Spot PickupF 21 - Ankle injury whilst on rambleEarnsdale Reservoir2501:27
6721/07/2002 13:42RTAM 37 M 21 M 30 - Multiple casualty RTA. M 37: Multiple limb fractures. LHS. Spinal. M 21: Shoulder, wrist injuries. Spinal. M 30: Head, spinal. Internal bleeding. Femur shattered.Egerton Road, Belmont2501:18
6821/07/2002 17:21RTAF 65 - Hit by motorcyclist, neck/spinal injuriesRivington1200:34
6921/07/2002 17:55RTAF 11 - Hit by car, left foot almost severedHorwich901:20
7024/07/2002 07:30Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. MTB/Cycle eventRivington3710:30
7127/07/2002 06:00Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. Time trialsRivington4213:30
7229/07/2002 07:00Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. MTB eventRivington4012:30
7329/07/2002 11:14Spot PickupF 38 - MTB Competitor. Limb fracture/dislocationRivington1301:01
7403/08/2002 00:00Standby coverM2002 Commonwealth Games. Road eventRivington3914:00
7513/08/2002 17:32Aircraft in distressHelicopter in difficulties, managed to land safelyBull Hill, Darwen000:13
7619/08/2002 22:30Search LowlandM 34 - MFH (Depressive). Found by policeBamber Bridge, Preston102:40
7725/08/2002 11:35Spot PickupM 69 - Comp. Trialthlon, fell, arm lacerationOld Kates, Rivington401:00
7826/08/2002 13:28Spot PickupM 11 - Fall on steep slope. Q: fractured femurRivington Pike1600:57
7926/08/2002 14:48Vehicle assistRecover vehicle blocking roadRivington Hall Lane800:22
8026/08/2002 16:30Spot PickupM 46 - Mountain BikerPlank Lane Tip1602:30
8108/09/2002 12:28RTAM 38 F 32 - M 38: Motorcyclist, dislocated shoulder, Pneumothroax. F 32: Motorcyclist, head, neck, kneeSheep House Lane, Rivington1601:02
8208/09/2002 15:53Spot PickupF ? - Slipped on reservoir embankment. Fractured ankleYarrow Reservoir Rivington1100:37
8313/09/2002 18:27RTAN/R - 3 car RTA, motorway, team vehicle passingM61(N) prior Jct 9200:15
8422/09/2002 19:05Spot PickupM 14 - Off road motorcycle. Leg fracturesElton Reservoir, Bury3002:25
8528/09/2002 08:30Search LowlandM 40 - MFH (since 17/09/02) new infoGorse Hall, Stalybridge1509:00
8629/09/2002 14:00Spot PickupF 32 - Direct assist to Patterdale MRT. Walker, fell 65m. Leg/back injuriesSwirral Edge, Lakes405:30
8712/10/2002 17:20RTA? - 2xvehicle motorway RTA, person reported in ravineM61 northbound Jct 6000:11
8814/10/2002 12:00Search LowlandF 65 - Found dead, River Douglas, by TeamMarsh Green, Wigan2912:00
8916/10/2002 19:36Spot PickupM 14 - Ropeswing faller, inaccessibleWigan3501:35
9003/11/2002 13:45Animal RescueF 7 months
- German Shepherd Dog [Jazz]
Terraced Gardens, Rivington1301:13
9116/11/2002 15:30Spot PickupF ? - Direct assist to OVMRO. Walker, suspected fractured anklebase of Y Gribin ridge, Cwm Bochlwyd202:00
9217/11/2002 14:32Spot PickupM ? M ? - 4WD accident on coal tipsLittle Hulton2501:28
9322/11/2002 14:58Search LowlandF 30 - MFH (Depressive)Austwick, Yorkshire Dales209:00
9423/11/2002 20:20Search LowlandM 72 - MFH (Vunerable)Astley Bridge, Bolton000:27
9508/12/2002 10:58Spot PickupM 68 - Cardiac arrest, Fatal, body recoveryTurton & Entwistle Reservoir1802:32
9622/12/2002 22:37Spot PickupM 15 - Suspected fractured ankleHorwich, Bolton2600:53
9727/12/2002 13:29Spot PickupM ? - Reported collapsed, unconcious. Cardiac arrestBillinge Golf Course000:31
9827/12/2002 23:27Search LowlandF 78 - MFH, Vulnerable (Dementia)Prestwich3006:33
9928/12/2002 11:16Search LowlandF 78 - MFH, Vulnerable (Dementia)Prestwich2205:44