Winter weather causes problems for drivers

2 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Monday, February 16 2015 Feb 16, 2015 Monday, February 16, 2015 10:56:00 AM CST February 16, 2015 in News
By: Melody Myers, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Winter weather caused problems for drivers and multiple vehicle accidents happened throughout mid-Missouri early Monday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 35 vehicle accidents with no injuries as of 9:00 a.m. The Columbia Police Department reported 12 vehicle accidents as of 8:00 a.m. The Boone County Sheriff's Department said as of 6:00 a.m., the department hasn't responded to any vehicle accidents. 

Missouri Highway Patrol and Montgomery Fire District responded to a vehicle crash on the westbound lanes of I-70 in Callaway County that occurred at 5:51 a.m.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has been clearing roads since the snowstorm began last night. Their crews will continue to plow and treat the interstates and most heavily traveled roads until they are mostly clear.

MoDOT advised motorists to take it slow when traveling and to plan additional time for travel.

You can check the latest road conditions at KOMU 8 News' road conditions page.

 

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