Slick Roads Causing Driving Hazards
Snow and freezing rain have combined to make for some dangerous driving conditions. In fact, officials all over the state are reporting slick roads and a number of accidents, including a 20-vehicle pile-up in Flint.
The Flint Journal is reporting today that the crash occurred shortly before 6 o'clock on the ramp of Interstate 475 to eastbound I-69. There is no word yet on any injuries.
The pile-up was one of a number of incidents reported on roadways across the state as parts of the northern Lower Peninsula can expect an additional 3 to 7 inches of the white stuff.
Residents in many parts of the state are also dealing with power outages from strong winds overnight. Tens of thousands were left in the dark when the gusts--up to nearly 60 miles per hour--downed trees and power lines. Most, though, should have their service restored by later today.
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