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: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
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: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
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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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