A fast-moving winter weather system may be to blame fore several accidents on numerous local roads Monday evening.
Snow started to fall around the region shortly after dark in Montgomery County and ended up dropping close to half an inch, according to the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly, N.J. office.
With the snow came several vehicle crashes.
Crews from Bucks and Montgomery counties responded to County Line and Bux Mont roads on the Lower Moreland and Lower Southampton border at around 9:30 p.m. for an accident with reported injuries. According to the Montgomery County dispatch website, vehicles involved in the crash ended up on both sides on the roadway.
Police in Horsham responded to a car that went into a fence at Maple Avenue and Easton Road at 8:44 p.m. Ambulances were not dispatched to the scene, according to dispatch.
Upper Moreland authorities were called to a reported one vehicle crash at County Line and Centennial roads at around 9:30 p.m. No injuries were reported, the county said via dispatch.
Montgomery County emergency medical crews responded to Street and Easton roads (Route 611) in Warrington to assist Bucks County crews handling an accident that left several people injured, police radio reports stated.
Traffic accidents and road closures caused by the dangerous conditions were reported throughout the entire Philadelphia area.
An afternoon alert from the National Weather Service warned drivers that the band of snow may cause a “period of slippery travel” in the evening.
The National Weather Service is calling for sun and gusty winds on Tuesday. The daytime high temperature is expected to be 24 degrees. A chance of snow is also forecasted for later in the week.