[12/13/16] Icy Conditions Cause Several Traffic Accidents In Douglas County
Snow and ice created hazardous conditions and caused at least 9 traffic accidents between 9:00 AM on 12/08 and 5:00 PM on 12/09. Most damage was caused by single vehicles sliding off the road and hitting fences, trees, and road signs. One collision caused a small fuel leak which was mitigated by the fire department. There were two non-injury involving two vehicles.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reminds citizens to use extreme caution while navigating treacherous winter driving conditions.