INCIDENT 86/2020 – Dec. 30th. 02.28 – Lythe Fell Road, Lancashire. – Local Incident

Lancashire Constabulary asked CRO to investigate a request for help when a man and two small children became stranded in their car on Lythe Fell (on the High Bentham to Slaidburn road, 8 km / 5 miles South of High Bentham). The duty controller confirmed their position, using PhoneFind, and took a small team in two Land Rovers, to give assistance. The road was so icy that they stopped 200m…

INCIDENT 82/2020 – Dec. 3rd Thu. 16.18 – The Kingsdale road above Long Gill, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

A motorist called NYP when he and his partner became stuck in the first snow of the winter on the road to Deepdale/Dentdale, above Kingsdale Head. A small CRO team, in a Land Rover, soon recovered them and a supermarket delivery van. ‘CRO makes it!’ Volunteer Hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 99/2019 – Dec. 15th. Sun. 20.04hrs – Road above Kingsdale Head Farm, Thornton in Lonsdale – Local Incident

A motorist, following his SatNav, tried to drive over from Kingsdale to Deepdale, but the car became stuck in snow. He called for help, then managed to get his heavily pregnant wife and small child to the safety of Kingsdale Head Farm. The farmer and CRO members were able to recover the car and the family set off again, following a different route. Volunteer hours: 5   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert only – Dec. 15th. Sun. 14.06hrs – Lythe Fell Road, Lowgill, Lancashire – Alert No. 15 of 2019

A patient (f), driving herself to hospital for essential medical treatment, became stuck in snow, on a very remote, moorland road. Lancashire Constabulary’s Force Incident Manager alerted CRO, but when the duty controller rang in, the FIM advised that a local farmer had arrived on scene and had been able to set the driver on her way. CRO not needed. Volunteer mins: 5   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon