Weather Forecast

A tow-truck driver pulled a stranded sport utility vehicle out of the ditch Saturday afternoon along County Road 82 near Lakes Latoka and Cowdry after the SUV's driver lost control on the ice-covered roadway. Slick and slippery conditions sent dozens of vehicles in to the ditch over the weekend, and crunched cars in at least 14 accidents.

Ice causes havoc on roads

Email News Alerts

Old Man Winter wreaked havoc on area roads this past weekend, sending more than a couple dozen vehicles slipping and sliding, and into the ditch.


Brad Shafer of A & A Towing in Alexandria said the slick, slippery roads - the worst he's seen so far this winter - kept area tow-truck drivers busy all weekend long.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.