State troopers have had a busy night working crashes and slide offs and the work continues this morning with local units as well.
Police say slick conditions are prevailing this morning as they continue to respond to crashes in Kosciusko, Marshall, Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. Motorists are urged to use caution while driving today and to allow extra travel time. Locally, police are saying U.S. 30 near Pierceton is very icy as they respond to a personal injury accident in that area.
For up to date road conditions visit INDOT’s TrafficWise website or dial 800-261-ROAD (7623).
State police are advising Hoosiers to evaluate whether they need to travel. If travel is necessary, leave extra time and have a mindset of courteous and defensive driving.
State of Indiana agencies, including the Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security have been monitoring impending weather and are increasing staffing levels as needed.
DO NOT call city, county or state police to check on road conditions – police agencies across the state want to keep phone lines open for emergency phone calls. Dial toll-free 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) for updated Indiana travel information, including road conditions, road closures, crashes and other traffic alerts.
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through noon today.