(Gillette, Wyo.) Overnight Wednesday, Campbell County saw about half an inch of snow accumulate on the roads. WYDOT reported instances of black ice
throughout the Northeast region of Wyoming this morning, and a warmup has
only made some roads sloppier.
Last night over in Sleepy Hollow, a 28 year old woman and her two children
slid off the road and vaulted over a neighbor's driveway trying to get
home. Everyone was wearing their seatbelts, and even though the 8 and 9
year olds complained of stomachaches, there were no serious injuries and no
real damage to the car or surrounding property.
There were several accidents on South Butler Spaeth road. A 19 year old ran
his 2008 Mercedes in to the back of a 48 year old man sitting at a red
light. No citations were issued, but $5000 in damage was done to the cars.
An hour later, a woman in a Jeep was unable to stop and rear ended a 2010
Toyota. The 39 year old was issued a speeding ticket.
When the weather becomes unpredictable, the Department of Transportation
and law enforcement encourage everyone who has to be out on the roadways to
drive slowly and with caution.
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