Black ice and wind contribute to Vt. road accidents

Thursday January 31, 2013

BRATTLEBORO (AP) -- Freezing rain and high winds contributed to a number of road accidents in Vermont Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as a drop in temperatures overnight turned wet road surfaces into black ice.

Vermont State police responded to a number of motor vehicle crashes and vehicles off the road. Route 9 between Brattleboro and Wilmington was closed for a short time due to the road conditions and traffic crashes.


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