Vehicle on Snowdon: Man charged with driving offence

Report by BBC News
Monday 5th September 2011

A man has been charged with a driving
offence after a 4x4 vehicle was found close to the summit of Snowdon.

The charges relate to driving a vehicle on common land, moorland or land
which is not part of a road.

The man, 39, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, has been released on bail to
appear before Caernarfon Magistrates Court on 16 September.

Options for removing the Vauxhall Frontera include a winch by helicopter or
using the mountain railway.

The incident on the highest mountain in England and Wales - 1,085m (3,560 ft)
- happened on Saturday.

The Vauxhall Frontera is currently still on the mountain, close to the
Snowdon Mountain Railway line.

Full story available on the BBC News website

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