Wednesday, February 21, 2024

After dozens of accidents, Wilmington Police ask motorists to avoid these intersections due to icy conditions

The Wilmington National Weather Service predicts ice may remain on the roads until Sunday and warns southeastern residents of hazardous driving conditions. (Port City Daily photo /JOHANNA FEREBEE)
The Wilmington National Weather Service predicts ice may remain on the roads until Sunday and warns southeastern residents of hazardous driving conditions. (Port City Daily photo /JOHANNA FEREBEE)

WILMINGTON — Winter weather in the Port City has caused more than 50 traffic accidents that Wilmington Police have responded to since the ice and snow began falling last night.

WPD Spokeswoman Linda Thompson said there have been no major injuries and only minor property damages due to the accidents.

There are several intersections around Wilmington the police are urging motorists to avoid due to icy conditions.

The following streets have significant ice and should be avoided by motorist for now:

  • Rankin Street between 15th and 16th Streets
  • 3rd and Chestnut Street
  • Kerr Avenue between Truesdale and Blue Clay Road
  • 3rd and Wooster Street

On the map: Wilmington’s most dangerously icy stretches of road

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