A592 Kirkstone Pass

Incident Report #4 2014

4
Fri, 31st January 2014, 12:29

A two vehicle RTC cause injuries to three people in the snow at Kirkstone Pass. We were called to assist. With an ambulance on scene, but itself also stuck, we assisted Paramedics. One person was evacuated with back injuries, using our stretcher and there were two walking wounded. Approximately 8 other people were evacuated from the road because it was blocked by the snow and crashed vehicles. It would be fair to say that the road was not in any condition to be used before the collision occurred. Patterdale MRT attended form their side of the pass as well.

Man Hours: 
17 team members for 3 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3157

Incident Report #7 2013

7
Sun, 20th January 2013, 16:30
While dealimg with the previous incident, we were requested to assist the ambulance service gain access to a woman who had suffered a lower leg injury while sledging. We were on our way, when we were informed that the had managed to get to her
Man Hours: 
7 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
3058

Incident Report #11 2012

11
Thu, 9th February 2012, 10:30

Following an RTC on an icy road, a family informed police by phone that they intended to walk back the 2.5 miles home. When they hadn't returned home after a reasonable time, they were reported overdue. A search was being organised when they turned up

Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
2967

Incident Report #158 2010

158
Tue, 21st December 2010, 18:00

The South African occupants of a car were recovered after they slid their car off the road while descending "The Struggle". This is a steep ice bound road and was a poor choice to make. Luckily nobody was injured.

Man Hours: 
4 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
2846

Incident Report #89 2010

89
Sun, 8th August 2010, 08:53

We were requested to urgently assist ambulance and air ambulance in geting a seriously injured motorcyclist from a beck.

Man Hours: 
10 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
2774

Incident Report #43 2009

43
Mon, 11th May 2009, 16:48

We were requested to assist the ambulance service with the recovery of a motorcyclist who had gone off the road and down a road-side bank.

Man Hours: 
15
Unique Incident ID: 
2574

Incident Report #38 2004

38
Sun, 20th June 2004, 08:51

We were asked to assist with a search for any other victims after a car was found crashed off the road on Kirkstone Pass.

Unique Incident ID: 
2032

Incident Report #39 2002

39
Tue, 20th August 2002, 15:00

We were requested to assist Patterdale MRT with the search for a missing 10-year-old boy. The boy was quickly located
 

Unique Incident ID: 
1883

Incident Report #8 2002

8
Sat, 9th March 2002, 12:17

A coach-load of people, on a two day tour of the Lakes, nearly spent both days on their coach when it got stuck in snow at Kirkstone Pass. We ferried 52 of them down to Ambleside. Road Closed signs where in place.
 

Unique Incident ID: 
1848

Incident Report #11 2000

11
Fri, 25th February 2000, 15:05

A 42-year-old woman slipped into a snow filled gully and had to be assisted out by the team. She was than escorted off the fell, unhurt.

Unique Incident ID: 
1714
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