PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The snow and ice caused many problems around the area for many people.
Early this morning, roadways across the region were coated with snow and ice.READ MORE: Butler County Leaders Announce Plan To Address Flooding Concerns In Communities
Emergency crews were called out to accidents, but most were minor.
One crash happened just after 7 a.m. on Freeport Road in O’Hara Township, Allegheny County.
Police blocked off the street at Powers Run Road.
An SUV and a pickup truck collided and both vehicles sustained heavy damage. Both had to be towed from the scene.
In other areas, drivers didn’t have to deal with delays from accidents, but they did have to spend some time clearing off the car.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Is The 18th Safest City For Bicyclists, Report Says
A lot of drivers woke up to a vehicle covered in a layer of ice.
“I’ve never seen wet snow like this before, but I mean, literally it’s an ice shield on my car right now. So, I’m just trying to make it work and get to where I’m going,” Amy Diplacido said.
If you parked in a garage and didn’t have to scrape, chances are you weren’t as lucky with your sidewalk.
“So far, it’s been a pretty rough winter. Every day, we get a little precipitation. You [have to] keep up with it, and spring is right around the corner,” Bill Saccomano said.
Just in case you’re counting, the official start of spring is just 43 days away.MORE NEWS: Kidde Recalls Over 200K Smoke Alarms Over Failure To Warn Of Fire
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