SNOW BRINGS SLICK ROADS, SLIDEOFFS

by Christian Mower on January 16, 2013

CONWAY POLICE URGE DRIVERS TO USE CAUTION AS WEDNESDAY’S SNOWFALL CAUSED SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS IN CONWAY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.

LT. CHRIS PERLEY SAYS THERE WERE A NUMBER OF SLIDEOFFS AROUND TOWN WEDNESDAY MORNING, NONE WITH SERIOUS INJURY.

AT LEAST ONE ROLLOVER AND ANOTHER VEHICLE INTO A TREE WERE REPORTED IN BARTLETT AND A CAR REPORTEDLY HIT A POLE ON ROUTE 41 IN TAMWORTH NEAR PINE TREE POWER, BEFORE DRIVING OFF.

LT. MIKE SANTUCCIO OF THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING NEARLY TWO DOZEN INCIDENTS HAD BEEN REPORTED TO HIS OFFICE, NONE WITH INJURY. HE EXPECTED ROADS TO REMAIN SLIPPERY THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

CONWAY AMBULANCE AND A CARROLL COUNTY DEPUTY RESPONDED AROUND 7:15 A.M. WEDNESDAY TO THE SACO DISTRICT RANGER STATION ON THE KANCAMAGUS HIGHWAY AND CHECKED OUT A MAN WHO HAD ROLLED HIS PICKUP TRUCK OVER WHILE DRIVING. THE MAN DID NOT REQUIRE HOSPITALIZATION.

IN ANOTHER INCIDENT LATER IN THE MORNING, AN OIL DELIVERY DRIVER WAS TAKEN TO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AFTER HE SLIPPED AND FELL ON A DRIVEWAY ON WEST SIDE ROAD. A CONWAY FIREFIGHTER BELIEVES THE MAN’S INJURIES WERE NOT LIFE THREATENING.

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