New Hampshire

Icy Weather Causes Slick Roads, Numerous Crashes in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont

No serious injuries were reported

Icy weather caused some slick road conditions, leading to numerous crashes on highways in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont on Tuesday morning.

Freezing rain and winter weather advisories were in effect in parts of all three states through about 10 a.m. Tuesday. That made for a messy morning commute in some areas.

In New Hampshire, state police reported crashes on Interstate 93 in Northfield and on Route 123A in Acworth.

The speed limit on the Maine Turnpike was reduced from 70 mph to 45 mph from Falmouth to Augusta on Tuesday morning. Crashes were reported in the southbound lane in Lewiston and Auburn, and officials asked drivers to use caution.

Vermont State Police said icy conditions throughout the central and eastern parts of the state had them fielding numerous reports of cars off the road and other crashes.

The north side of Interstate 89 was blocked between exits 8 and 7, causing significant traffic delays. Route 2 in Marshfield and Interstate 91 in the Sheffield Heights area were also experiencing serious congestion as a result of the weather conditions.

No serious injuries were reported.

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