Overnight snow creates trouble during morning commute

Several accidents were reported Friday morning after heavy snowfall moved into northeast Indiana.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 4:49 PM
Updated: Feb. 10, 2018 9:01 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Several accidents were reported Friday morning after heavy snowfall moved into the area, creating harsh conditions for drivers.

"I just got in my truck. We're just getting out on the road now, so I expect to see some," said Randy Timmons.

Timmons didn't see any accidents Friday morning, but he felt the headaches on the roads.

"Yup, they are pretty slick," he said.

Timmons gave himself plenty of time to get out the door Friday morning, and said that's the trick to avoiding crashes.

"Just drive slow, and be safe, and hopefully we can minimize all that," Timmons said.

Other commuters said snowy roads are nothing they can't handle.

"They're not too bad. It's a little snow covered, but people are driving calmly and not being erratic, and if you take your time I think it's fine," said Jackie Christlieb.

Christlieb came from Churubusco, and said as long as everyone was careful, the roads were bearable.

"I got an early start just in case, but I think everything looks fine," Christlieb said.

Others told WFFT they kicked their vehicles in four wheel drive, and added extra weight to get through the winter weather, but it was still no match for some.

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