Crashes reported in wake of overnight snowfall in Ann Arbor
Several crashes were reported on Ann Arbor-area roads Friday morning as drivers coped with an overnight snowfall.
At 8:30 a.m., police were dealing with crashes at eastbound Interstate 94 and Ann Arbor-Saline Road, southbound US-23 and Ellsworth Road, southbound US-23 near I-94, northbound US-23 and Carpenter Road near Milan, northbound US-23 and Joy Road north of Ann Arbor, southbound US-23 and Willis Road south of Ann Arbor and westbound I-94 and Baker Road near Dexter. The crash at US-23 and Ellsworth Road was blocking at least one lane of the freeway.
Washtenaw County Road Commission drivers reported for work at 4 a.m. this morning and have been plowing and salting roads since then, said Jim Harmon, director of operations.
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. today. A winter storm warning issued earlier has been canceled. The National Weather Service predicts a storm total of 2 to 4 inches in the Ann Arbor area. Areas to the north could get up to 8 inches.