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Roads open after morning accidents, but more snow expected

By Shara Park and Andrew Adams | Posted - Feb 21st, 2013 @ 8:46am


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SALT LAKE CITY — Not much snow stuck to roads along the Wasatch Front Thursday morning, but some areas that looked normal turned out to be very slick.

Numerous slide-offs and a few rollover accidents were reported during the Thursday morning commute.

Officers with the Utah Highway Patrol said a driver traveling too fast for conditions lost control on westbound state Route 201. The truck rolled about 200 feet onto the 3200 West on-ramp. When the truck flipped, fuel leaked onto the road.

The truck's driver was taken to a hospital with complaints of back pain, but was said to be OK.

Elsewhere, a crash closed all lanes in both directions on Redwood Road at I-215 north for a time. The road has since been reopened. Restrictions were lifted for Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons after being closed earlier in the day.

There was not a lot of snow, but some areas remained slick, particularly overpasses, the UHP said.

Get traffic updates every 10 minutes on the nines on KSL Newsradio and check commute times on the home page of ksl.com.

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