PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Icy conditions sent emergency crews to Ohio River Boulevard Friday night for several accidents.
Police had to shut down the inbound lanes of the road because of the crashes.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Monday Warm-Up Ahead Of Dropping Temperatures
It happened just after 10 p.m. near the McKees Rocks Bridge.
Witnesses at the scene said the road was a sheet of ice.
No word yet on injuries.
KDKA’s Jon Burnett says it will be a very cold night across the area.READ MORE: Year Up Program Offering Pittsburgh Housing Authority Residents Skills Training, Internships
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“This is a January night, and you’ve got a January morning waiting for you [Saturday] with bitter cold temperatures, at least for late March, early April,” Burnett said. “Readings [Saturday] morning for many of you down in the low to mid-teens and that’s without the wind chill.”
Drivers are advised to take it slow and watch for icy spots.
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