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Icy road conditions, multiple crashes reported Wednesday morning, some schools delayed Thursday

Updated: Feb. 10, 2021 at 6:06 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock police responded to multiple crashes reported Wednesday morning due to icy road conditions.

Lubbock Police say they responded to at least 94 total wrecks between midnight and noon Wednesday. 15 of the accidents involved injuries, and four were hit-and-runs, according to LPD. Portions of Loop 289 were shutdown, including north, south and west areas.

LINK: School delays and closings

Icy conditions in Lubbock create slick roads. Multiple wrecks reported Wednesday morning.
Icy conditions in Lubbock create slick roads. Multiple wrecks reported Wednesday morning.(KCBD)

As of now, eastbound and westbound lanes of North Loop 289 between University and I-27 are back open.

Police warn freezing fog has made roads slick and drivers should avoid bridges and overpasses.

The city expects freezing temperatures through the weekend that could reach as low as 0 degrees. City crews are salting roads and drivers are reminded to slow down and keep watch for emergency vehicles.

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