SNOW AND ICE: Dangerous travelling conditions

PUBLISHED: 05:39 19 December 2010

A CRASHED car at the junction of Battishorne Way and Heron Road, Honiton.

A CRASHED car at the junction of Battishorne Way and Heron Road, Honiton.

Archant

Minor accidents reported on untreated roads.

AS severe weather tightens its icy grip on East Devon and West Dorset, driving conditions have deteriorated on untreated roads.

Snow fell on ice overnight on Friday, heaping more misery on motorists. Surfaces this morning (Sunday) are treacherous in many places.

Minor accidents have been reported across the district and driving conditions on the M5 were, at times, said to be hazardous yesterday (Saturday).

Flights have been disrupted at Exeter International Airport and, in Lyme Regis, Hill Road was closed.

A reader sent us this picture, showing a car crashed into a tree at the junction of Battishorne Way and Heron Road in Honiton.

The Midweek Herald newsdesk remains open all day today (Sunday). Call 07798716146 or email belinda.bennett@archant.co.uk with your weather stories.

Thank you to all those who have contacted us, so far.


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