ODOT dealing with slick roads, crash reports

Crash at Interstate 75 near Edwin C. Moses Boulevard. (WDTN Photo/Jake Ryle)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Fender bender crashes littered area roadways Wednesday morning.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is out in full force working to clear the roads.

Crashes like one at Interstate 75 and Edwin C. Moses Boulevard are not unusual.

That crash involved a salt truck and a car. There was at least one person taken to the hospital for treatment.

Another example is a slippery crash along I-75 in Moraine that 2 NEWS reporter Maytal Levi came upon. You can see the SUV slammed into a concrete barrier.

Both these crashes caused at least a lane of traffic to close, so it was slow going this morning and still is in some cases. Those crashes are already cleared.

ODOT says it is dealing with about an inch of snow in Montgomery County and says roads were mostly wet as of 11:00 a.m. 19 crews are out on the roads in Montgomery County.

Here is ODOT’s list of conditions as of 11:00 a.m. in other counties covered by ODOT District 7:

  • Auglaize County currently has approximately 2 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are wet with some slick spots and crews are battling some windy conditions, blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 14 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Champaign County currently has approximately 2 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are partially covered. ODOT has 13 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Clark County currently has approximately 1.75 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are partially covered and crews are battling some windy conditions, blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 18 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Darke County currently has approximately 1.5 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are starting to clear and are mostly wet. ODOT has 13 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Logan County currently has approximately 4 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are still slick and covered in spots and crews are battling some windy conditions, blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 13 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Mercer County currently has approximately 1 inch of snow on the ground. The roads are mostly wet, but crews are battling some windy conditions blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 15 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Miami County currently has approximately 1 inch of snow on the ground. The roads are mostly wet, but crews are battling some windy conditions blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 20 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Montgomery County currently has approximately 1/2 inch of snow on the ground. The roads are mostly wet and the interstate is starting to clear up. ODOT has 19 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.
  • Shelby County currently has approximately .75 inches of snow on the ground. The roads are wet but, crews are battling some windy conditions blowing snow back onto roads. ODOT has 11 crews out working to keep the roads clear in this area.

ODOT and area police are asking that you take it slow and don’t be deceived by seemingly wet roads. Conditions are cold enough for ice patches to form.

Check live road conditions anytime on WDTN.com’s Traffic Alerts page.

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