BLACK ICE HAZARDS Black Ice Causing Some Driving Headaches
Reported by: Kristin Keeling
Web Producer: Kristin Keeling
Also Contributing: Bob Aaron
Reported: Dec. 31, 2012 7:05 AM EST
Updated: Dec. 31, 2012 12:56 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Metro 911 was reporting hazardous driving conditions for the Monday morning commute because of black ice.
Emergency responders said a man driving a Chevy truck slipped on black ice near Institute on Interstate 64 about 5:45 a.m., Monday. The truck ended up on its top, and the man had to be cut out of the vehicle.
Meanwhile, a vehicle flipped over on Interstate 77 north about 8:20 a.m. Monday. Shalayna Holbrook, 22, of Cabin Creek was able to walk away uninjured from the wreck. The accident happened near the Chelyan exit, about one-half mile north of the tollbooth. The accident was believed to be weather related.