Winter weather brings poor driving conditions

Conditions may have contributed to a few accidents on county roads Monday.
Conditions may have contributed to a few accidents on county roads Monday.

Complete white out, is how sheriff’s department describes conditions on M-68 near former Radio Tavern. M-68 west of Rogers City is closed for an accident between Ward Branch and Karsten Roads. Report came in around 12:30 Monday afternoon. As of 1 p.m. the road is still closed until further notice.

An earlier accident involving a sheriff’s department vehicle and another vehicle was reported in Onaway, which was one of several reported.

High winds and blowing snow came up suddenly around midday causing accidents in various parts of the county. The area is under a winter weather advisory this afternoon.

The scene on Erie Street around lunchtime at RCHS. (Photos by Angie Asam)
The scene on Erie Street around lunchtime at RCHS. (Photos by Angie Asam)