Washington State Patrol responds to 16 crashes in the Tri-Cities Thursday morning

Washington State Patrol responds to 16 crashes in the Tri-Cities Thursday morning
Photo: WSP

Washington State Patrol responded to 16 collisions in the Tri-Cities within a three-hour time span on Thursday morning.

According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Thorson , ramps and overpasses have been freezing over, and he says drivers are not slowing down.

#ThursdayThoughts Special PSA about overpasses and ramps during inclement weather….and that includes wet roadways and an outside temp. of 32 degrees and less….. pic.twitter.com/8Z2V3fM42D

— Trooper C. Thorson (@ wspd3pio ) December 12, 2019

WSP has investigated 16 collisions in three hours this AM in Tri-Cities! The ramps and overpasses are freezing over and drivers are not slowing down. Remember that if the roadway is wet and it’s below 32 degrees, you need to take extra caution. pic.twitter.com/0uTt7QxeVH

— Trooper C. Thorson (@ wspd3pio ) December 12, 2019