TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — The latest wave of wintry weather in Maryland kept crews busy on Monday. Maryland State Police responded to 131 crashes between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday.
Troopers also responded to 41 unattended or disabled vehicles and answered 495 calls for service.
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— MD State Police (@MDSP) February 22, 2021
One of the accidents was along the outer loop of I-695. Emergency crews responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash between Dulaney Valley and York roads.
All lanes were blocked for a period of time, but have since reopened.
— Baltimore Co. Volunteer Firefighter’s Association (@BaltCoVolFire) February 22, 2021
Warnings about ramps and bridges being more slippery proved true. One vehicle slid off a ramp and into a ravine. A viewer shared a photo of a crash on I-695 as well.READ MORE: Driver Whose Windshield Shattered When Hit By Ice From SUV Urges Others To Clean Off Vehicles Before Hitting The Road
Another woman, Amanda Rispoli, wrote on Facebook she was lucky to be alive after a sheet of ice flew off an SUV in front of her and hit her vehicle, shattering the windshield.
In Eldersburg, Brian Wetherson said his normally one-hour commute from Hagerstown took twice that on Monday.
“Everybody was going about 20-30 miles an hour,” he said. “The roads are still covered.”