Man rescued after car became stuck in snow in Pilsbury

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A 68-year-old man was helped by Buxton Mountain Rescue Team when his Land Rover became stuck in snow at Pilsbury, near Hartington on Friday.

The on-going winter conditions continued to cause chaos on minor roads when five inches of snow fell overnight in the Peak District.  

The 4 x 4 had become trapped in the snow and the man spent the next two hours sheltering in a barn.

The team responded with just two members in a Land Rover and managed to collect the gentleman and take him safely home.

Picture by Buxton Mountain Rescue.