Easter snow and ice make dangerous road conditions across metro

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As snow, sleet, and freezing rain moves across the region, road conditions were slick. Police worked numerous accidents across the metro area.

An SUV flipped over on northbound Summit Street, just past 31st Street, right outside the FOX4 News station. First responders arrived at the scene just before 4 p.m., shortly after the crash. A man and a woman emerged from the overturned vehicle, and spoke with firefighters. There were no severe injuries.

An SUV flipped on northbound Summit Street Sunday afternoon.

Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted at 3 p.m. that officers have responded to 31 calls for service and 19 crashes since the weather event started. They are urging drivers to stay home if at all possible.

KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Sunday afternoon that officers are working 27 accidents.

“If your car is drivable (no injuries) exchange driver info & file report later,” Zeigler tweeted.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that one of their patrol cars was struck by someone driving too fast for the dangerous road conditions. The deputy was not injured.

Avoid driving if possible Sunday afternoon into the evening. You can go to KCScout to view the latest road conditions, accidents, and traffic.

Stick with FOX4’s Weather Team for the latest weather updates.

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