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Large number of motor vehicle accidents around El Paso
By: Sarai Bejarano
EL PASO, Texas- Due to low temperatures and icy road conditions several accidents around town have been reported however none that are blocking the roadways or have reported any serious injuries.
Texas Department of Transportation officials are encouraging drivers to stay home and off the road. Drivers are urged to use caution while driving and are asked to be aware of black ice. Motorist should reduce speed, use extra caution in bridges and overpasses and maintain a gap between other cars while driving to reduce the risk of an accident.
TxDOT crews worked overnight to de-ice roads and on I-10 and US 54. Crews are also currently treating Spaghetti Bowl with de-icing treatment.