Car plummets 130ft in Lake District crash as ice causes chaos on Cumbria's roads

A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck.
Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance Service and members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were involved in the operation to rescue the man today.
It was one of a large number of incidents and crashes that have caused problems across Cumbria today amid continued icy and cold conditions.
A statement by the west Cumbrian mountain rescue team, on social media, said: "We’ve just... read more

 
17 December 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 37
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30