Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

https://www.abc57.com/news/antenna-viewers-plan-to-rescan-your-television-on-october-18

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 | news57@abc57.com

Steady snow causes hazardous road conditions for morning commute

ST JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind – As snow fell steady across Michiana Friday morning, local police said the hazardous road conditions caused dozens of accidents in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties.

Several drivers slid off the roads, hit poles, and crashed into other vehicles throughout the morning on main streets, back roads, and highways.
As of 8 a.m., Mishawka police noted Dragoon Trail had a few accidents happen within one hour.
Elkhart county officers said U.S. 33 and S.R. 6 were hot spots causing problems for drivers.
In St. Joseph County, several vehicles slid right through stop signs and busy intersections like Cleveland Road and State Road 23, as well as Ireland Road and Ironwood Drive.
At least three accidents were reported on U.S. 20. Drivers told ABC 57 they saw many cars getting off the bypass in masses due to the road conditions.
Plow trucks were out in full force, clearing the roads throughout the morning.
Road conditions were expected to improve by midday Friday.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close

0 Comments

Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?