MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Black ice causing accidents, tying up traffic throughout the state
ST. PAUL - It's proving to be a rough morning for commuters statewide, with multiple spinouts and slideoffs on several highways.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Kevin Gutknecht says black ice is a problem, especially on bridges and overpasses. He says plow crews are out laying salt and sand, but it's not nearly as effective with temperatures this low. He is urging drivers to slow down, and reminds Minnesotans that as cold as it is today, "It's a bad day to crash."