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FIRST SNOW RESULTS IN OVER 80 AREA TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS (Update)

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THE FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON HAS NOT BEEN KIND TO SIOUXLAND DRIVERS.

EVEN THOUGH THERE WAS AN INCH OR LESS IN MOST OF THE METRO AREA, AREA ROADS ICED OVER QUICKLY FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE.

SGT. JASON ALLEN OF THE SIOUX CITY POLICE SAYS OFFICERS HAD RESPONDED TO OVER 70 ACCIDENTS AS OF NOON FRIDAY:

OC………..IS NOT THERE. :22

MANY ACCIDENTS INVOLVED VEHICLES SLIDING DOWN HILLS ON GLENN AVENUE FROM SOUTH ST. AUBIN TO SOUTH LAKEPORT.

THE HILLY PART OF VILLA AVENUE ALSO HAD ACCIDENTS:

OC……..EQUALLY BAD. ;12

SGT. ALLEN SAYS MOST OF THE ACCIDENTS DID NOT HAVE INJURIES, BUT A FEW WERE REPORTED.

WOODBURY COUNTY DEPUTIES ALSO RESPONDED TO AT LEAST ANOTHER DOZEN ACCIDENTS OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS.

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THE FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON HAS NOT BEEN KIND TO SIOUXLAND DRIVERS.

EVEN THOUGH THERE WAS AN INCH OR LESS IN MOST OF THE METRO AREA, AREA ROADS ICED OVER QUICKLY FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE.

SIOUX CITY POLICE HAD RESPONDED TO 44 ACCIDENTS AS OF 8;45 FRIDAY MORNING.

MANY OF THE ACCIDENTS INVOLVED VEHICLES SLIDING DOWN HILLS ON GLENN AVENUE BETWEEN SOUTH ST. AUBIN OVER TO SOUTH LAKEPORT.

THE VILLA AVENUE AND ROSS STREET AREA HAD SEVERAL OTHER ACCIDENTS.

WOODBURY COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO AT LEAST ANOTHER DOZEN ACCIDENTS OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS.

Photo by George Lindblade