4 Early Morning Accidents with 12 Cars at LaGrange and Route 83
One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution Monday morning, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Slippery sheens of ice coating roadways Monday morning led to four separate vehicle accidents, involving 12 total cars, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Two vehicles rolled over, while two other accidents occurred involving five vehicles each between 6:30 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. near LaGrange Road and Route 83, sheriff's office spokesperson Sophia Ansari wrote in an email.
One person was taken to a hospital as a precaution, according to Ansari.
"Everything should be cleared by now and the bridge has been salted," Ansari wrote.
The National Weather Service reported that a mix of light freezing rain and snow would lead to hazardous driving conditions, and a weather advisory for the area will be held until 11 a.m. Monday.
According to the NWS:
WHILE THE THREAT FOR FREEZING PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY END AFTER THIS ADVISORY ENDS...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING OVER WISCONSIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL LIKELY BRING A PERIOD OF SNOW ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS...AT TIMES WITH MODERATE RATES OF SNOWFALL. MINOR ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
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