Snowy Roads Cause Dozens of Crashes, Spinouts | NECN

Snowy Roads Cause Dozens of Crashes, Spinouts

The New Hampshire Department of Safety reports that there have been 59 crashes and cars off state roads since 7 p.m. on Wednesday

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    Drivers are dealing with slick conditions from sticky, wet snow that is causing spinouts, crashes across the region.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017)

    A batch of sticky wet snow hit at just the wrong time during the Thursday morning commute and created many problems for drivers in New England.

    The New Hampshire Department of Safety reported that there were 59 crashes and cars off state roads since 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Speeds were reduced to 45 mph on New Hampshire highways, including Interstate 89 from New London to Vermont, Interstate 93 from exits 20 to 37, and the Spaulding Turnpike.

    A 5-car crash was reported on the Mass Pike westbound at Newton Corner, causing major delays at the Allston-Brighton exit. A crash is also being investigated in Andover, Massachusetts, and another crash has been reported in Lowell on Route 3 southbound.

    Spinouts have been reported on highways across in Massachusetts in areas such as Salisbury, Lexington, Randolph and Avon.

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