Icy roads are causing accidents across the Nashville

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Snow spots caused by freezing drizzle and fog caused another chaos for drivers across the region. Conditions prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather alert from 8:00 a.m. to noon for parts of the region.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay map showed multiple traffic accidents south and east of downtown Nashville.

In Mt. Juliet, has reported multiple accidents to police across town, describing the driving conditions as hazardous. There officers responded to incidents on the I-40, Mt. Juliet Street. And different side streets. Police closed North Greenhill Road. Near Green Hill High School due to snow.

In Williamson County, the Sheriff’s Department urged caution in a Twitter message: “Icy road conditions make this morning’s travel dangerous throughout the county. Even major roads and highways are icy. WCSO_Sheriff advises you to stay home unless you have an emergency.”

Williamson County lawmakers have reported icy conditions at several locations, including Carter’s Creek Pike on South Hole Road. And Natchez Trace at Pinewood Rd.

Temperatures remained in the low twenties, with Winter Storm Watch rolling into effect across central Tennessee in the evening.

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