WEATHER CAUSES SLIPPERY ROADS AROUND CARROLL COUNTY

by Christian Mower on December 22, 2011

CONWAY POLICE SAY THE ROADS AROUND CONWAY WERE ESPECIALLY SLIPPERY WEDNESDAY, WITH BLACK ICE FORMING ON THEM.

SGT. TERRENCE SPITTLER SAYS THERE WERE SEVERAL SLIDE OFFS AROUND TOWN, NONE WITH SERIOUS INJURY, ALTHOUGH ONE PERSON HAD TO BE EXTRICATED FROM A VEHICLE LATE IN THE MORNING IN CONWAY NEAR THE ROUTE 16 SCENIC OVERLOOK.

SPITTLER SAYS TOWN AND STATE CREWS WERE OUT SANDING THE ROADS.

ICY CONDITIONS WERE REPORTED IN BARTLETT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON – WITH AN EMERGENCY RESPONDER DESCRIBING CONDITIONS THERE AS “SHEER ICE” – AND SOUTH OF CONWAY IN TAMWORTH.

SHORTLY BEFORE 3 P.M.,  LT. MIKE SANTUCCIO OF THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTED ROAD CONDITIONS AROUND THE COUNTY WERE RAPIDLY DETERIORATING – WITH 11 STORM RELATED CALLS AND EVERY TOWN IN THE COUNTY REPORTING ICING.

DESPITE SEVERAL ROLLOVERS, NO SERIOUS INJURIES WERE REPORTED.