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Winter Storm Creates More Havoc

Reported: Mar. 16, 2014 11:44 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 17, 2014 12:03 AM EDT
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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (Chris Williams) -- Another week, another winter storm, and to put it simply drivers in Charleston are tired of the snow.

"I'm ready for spring. I want to see those clear roads, no rain no snow," Charleston Resident Larry Lamb said.

The wet roadways caused a few different crashes around the area Sunday night.

On I-77, cars were sliding off the roadway and bouncing off of each other.

In Cedar Grove, a semi was driving on the turnpike, lost control, flew over a retaining wall, and landed on the road below.

"Luckily the driver was unscathed. He got out; medics transported him to the hospital just to get him checked out and everything like that. He seemed to be ok," East Bank Fire Chief Thomas Tucker said.

Over in Putnam County, the roads weren't any better.
The heavy snow and wet roads caused another tractor trailer accident.

"I just ask you to slow down on these bridges. This car lost control and hit a tractor trailer, so slow it down a little bit and you'll get home safe," Capt. Larry Wingo said.

Snow plows kept busy trying to keep things clear, much to the appreciation of people on the road.

"Absolutely, I don't know what we would do without them. They keep it safe for us to drive, get to work and places we have to go," Lamb said.



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