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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Road remains closed

Three people were hurt in a collision on the pass yesterday

Langdale and Ambleside and Patterdale mountain rescue teams assisted the North West Ambulance Service at the scene after an ambulance sent to the crash became stuck in snow.

Kirkstone Pass currently remains closed. Hardknott and Wrynose Passes should also be considered closed due to dangerous road conditions.

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