A515 Buxton Ashbourne Road
- Call out for year: 16
- Date: 23/03/13
- Time: 12:25 am
- Grid ref:
- Type of incident: Non mountain (Other) Other()
- Team members involved: 4
- Time taken: 3 hrs
- Total man hours: 12 hrs
Buxton Mountain Rescue Team along with Edale and Derby Teams responded to a call by police to assist locating and recovering stranded motorists in heavy snow.
Vehicles were trapped for some time on the A515 Buxton – Ashbourne road. The checks were conducted in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The teams approached the area from 3 different locations, checking vehicles, drivers and occupants enroute. Most of the vehicles were HGVs, and their drivers opted to stay with them.