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Friday, April 8, 2016

Icy roads causing issues: Allegany, Cattaraugus

A first responder in Allegany County this morning called the roads "a sheet of ice." I-86 at Friendship was closed. In 86 in Cattaraugus County between exits 21 & 23 was closed in both directions. County Road 12 at Alfred was closed...police said "cars are all over the place." Numerous other crashes were also reported along I-86. Another vehicle also went down an embankment on Court Road 31 near County Road 9 in Scio. On state route 19 between Wellsville and Scio, a vehicle struck a utility pole, causing the pole to split. Other vehicles off the road in Wellsville, Belmont, Clarksville and Bolivar. There were injuries reported in several of the crashes. Numerous ambulances and fire departments have been called out.