Two people are dead after their SUV went off a bridge into a Fort Worth creek.
While many North Texans could simply stay off the roads covered with snow and ice, but first responders don’t have that option.
As of Noon Tuesday, Dallas’ Department of Street Services continued its sanding operations at Ice Force Level 1. Crews focused on bridges, overpasses, inclines and critical public safety areas.
It seems the opinions of state and local agencies about road conditions and clearing efforts are varying greatly from those of North Texas drivers.
Drivers in Fort Worth and across Tarrant County saw some of the worst driving conditions. In fact, police were asking people to stay off the roads, all weekend. Drivers were even asked to delay their commutes as long as possible Monday.
Winter weather across North Texas has resulted in thousands of crisis situations. But how do emergency responders respond when travel conditions are dangerous?
Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the area Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas.
Freezing rain and sleet fell across North Texas Thursday night, making streets, bridges and overpasses slick and dangerous. A CBS 11 News crew saw a number of problems just east of Denton – in Collin County.