Eleven rescued from Kirkstone Pass

Mountain Rescue and Air Ambulance staff had to rescue eleven people after wintry weather closed in on the Kirkstone Pass.

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Cars abandoned on snow-covered Kirkstone pass

Cars abandoned overnight on a snow-covered pass in the Lake District. Credit: ITV Border

Several cars and an ambulance were trapped at Kirkstone pass in The Lake District after snow fell.

The ambulance was recovered this morning but a number of cars are still waiting recovery.

Police are advising motorists not to attempt to drive though the pass at the moment.

The Kirkstone pass remains closed. Credit: ITV Border

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