Crews work car accidents around the area
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 14:22:25 GMT —
Update: Tuesday, December 27th at 12:15 p.m.: Jefferson City crews responded to 35 non-injury accidents and 5 minor-injury accidents in the time from 6:30 to 8:20 a.m. Tuesday.JCPD officers also helped Highway Patrol crews work several accidents north of city limits.Columbia and Boone County crews responded to 31 accidents due to the icy roads. 25 of those accidents were within Columbia city limits.Jefferson City and Columbia officers reported no fatality accidents.
Tuesday morning commuters headed back after the Holiday weekend with a slick drive to work.Cold, but above freezing, temperatures made for some slick conditions on overpasses, ramps, bridges and some roads.County and State crews have responded to dozens of accidents in Mid-Missouri including an accident on the Missouri River Bridge in Jefferson City and several accidents on Highway 63, in both Boone and Callaway County.Area law enforcement agencies called on MoDOT to treat the slick areas.