Snowy roads causing trouble for AM commute

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are reporting multiple crashes right now, slowing traffic on the expressways.

The biggest trouble spots were reported earlier on northbound I-75 near Phillips, slowing traffic on I-75 and eastbound I-475.

Crashes were also reported on I-475 near Corey in Sylvania Township and I-280 near Manhattan.

Multiple reports of icy roads are coming in around the area. Many current crashes are spin-outs.

Toledo Police are operating on a Phase Two, which means they are only responding to injury crashes or where vehicles are disabled.

Northwood PD reporting multiple crashes on NB and southbound I-75 and crashes on I-280. In fact, up to 10 vehicles are off the roadway on southbound I-75 near Wales, which forced police to close some southbound lanes. Traffic backed up to downtown Toledo. Southbound lanes have cleared, but northbound traffic is still slow.

Maumee Police say that the Maumee-Perrysburg Bridge is open after it was closed for icy conditions and multiple crashes.

A head-on crash was also reported in the 5000 block of McCutchenville Rd. Other crashes were also reported on SR 199. The road was closed at Baird.

Ottawa County dispatchers tell 13abc that the county is no longer under a snow emergency, and SR 2 is back open in both directions after it was closed for multiple crashes.

Drivers need to use extreme caution heading out this morning.