Accidents Keep Piling Up

6 years 3 months 2 weeks ago December 12, 2010 Dec 12, 2010 Sunday, December 12 2010 Sunday, December 12, 2010 6:08:16 PM CST in News
BOONE COUNTY - Missouri State Highway Patrol said the first snow storm increases the number of accidents Sunday. Since the snow storm started, the highway patrol reported five accidents. The main cause of the accidents came from people not taking their time.

"Anytime we have bad weather, we want people to slow down as much as possible especially if they are approaching an accident scene," Sergeant Paul Reinsch, Public Information and Education Officer, said. "This morning we had an officer stop and check on an individual that slid into the median and while his car was parked and he was checking on the other car, another vehicle lost control and slammed into the back of his."

Reinsch said it has been awhile since people have driven in snow so the first storm catches them off guard.

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