Icy conditions triggering accidents on Detroit area freeways, drivers advised to use caution

Posted at 10:26 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 23:17:30-05

(WXYZ) — Drivers are encountering slippery conditions on the roads of metro Detroit.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Wayne, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties until 4:00 a.m. An Icy drizzle is causing problems on the roads.

There are multiple crashes on many area freeways and surface streets. Among the routes affected are M-14, I-75, I-275 and I-96.

Road crews are being brought in to help deal with the icy conditions.

Drivers are being advised to proceed with caution until conditions improve.