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Road conditions in the Tri-State Monday morning

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Tri-state drivers should use caution on secondary roads, bridges and overpasses Monday.

Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth says the Wabash Bridge on State Road 62 west of Mt. Vernon was closed around 8:00 a.m. because of a non-injury accident. 

Emergency personnel are working to clear the scene. 

Oeth says there have been three crashes at the bridge site since 3:00 a.m.

No injuries have been reported.

Oeth tells 14 News INDOT is working to treat black ice conditions on the bridge and approaches.

 

There was an accident in Vanderburgh County on the Kentucky Avenue on ramp to 41 South.

Deputy says the vehicle hit an ice patch, lost control and hit a guard wall.

The ramp was closed until a tow truck was able to pull the vehicle away.

No word yet on any injuries.

 

Two accidents caused part of Lynch Road to be shut down at Green River Road in Evansville early Monday morning.

Officers say the first accident happened when a car hit a slick spot and spun out of control, causing a chain reaction and five car pile up. 

Then police say a cruiser that was parked by an officer working the accident was hit by another car that hit a slick spot. 

The westbound lanes of Lynch were closed for awhile but are now open.

Road crews planned to salt the area afterward.

There was another accident on I-164 eastbound east of Green River Road where a car slid down an embankment. 

 

Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a band of light freezing rain briefly turned to snow and swept across Henderson and Webster counties around 2:00 a.m.

It left a dusting of snow that created additional slick spots for a few hours.

Todd says there are still opportunities for re-freezing, as well as some remaining icy spots that require additional treatment.

 

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