A heavy snowfall on Sunday supplied the right backdrop for scenic winter photographs however performed havoc with site visitors as roadways had been slick and treacherous.
Wagoner County Emergency Administration Director Heath Underwood mentioned his workplace has fielded continuous calls all day with individuals working off of roadways, into ditches, hitting timber, working into mail containers and hitting gasoline meters.
“It’s been fairly dangerous all around the complete county and it’s been an all-day occasion for us. They (meteorologists) sort of missed this forecast,” Underwood mentioned. “Now we have had fairly a couple of off the highway on Freeway 51 all the best way from Damaged Arrow to Wagoner and on Freeway 69. It’s been dangerous on SH-51.”
Happily, there have been no accidents but reported.
Underwood mentioned District 3 highway crews plowed and sanded the curve at Freeway 51-B and 151st Road in Coweta to assist reduce points earlier than the state got here out. Additionally they have assisted Metropolis of Coweta crews who’ve labored laborious particularly alongside 141st Road round Hausam Hill the place a number of autos have gone off the roadway.
“All the main thoroughfares have been completed and we try to get as a lot as we are able to,” the emergency administration director mentioned.
In Wagoner, a dispatcher on the police division mentioned roadways are tough and slushy, however just one minor accident has been reported within the metropolis limits.