Police respond to over 20 crashes because of snowy conditions

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department says they responded to 20 crashes and multiple slide-offs in a short amount of time on Monday.

The department posted to their Facebook page Monday afternoon reminding drivers about the weather-related driving conditions.

Just between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1 minor injury crash, a total of 19 property damage crashes, and multiple slide-offs without damage or injury.

They reminded drivers to leave early and drive slowly while also keeping in mind the weather report to avoid damaged cars and hospital visits.

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