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Slow down!, York police say as numerous accidents reported

Heavy snowfall is creating havoc for commuters across the region
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York Regional Police is urging commuters to slow down as officers continue to respond to accidents across the region during the area's first heavy snowfall.

"Roads are very slippery and numerous accidents are being reported to #YRP, please use caution and slow down," police have posted several times on their Twitter account in recent hours.

Officers are "very busy" as heavy snow causes havoc during the afternoon and evening commute. Snow accumulation of up to 10 to 15 cm is forecast for today.

According to York police's current motor vehicle collisions website, here's where officers are on the scene:

 

On Scene

11/11/2019 5:56:08 PM

KIRBY RD / PINE VALLEY DR

Vaughan

On Scene

11/11/2019 5:32:01 PM

GORVETTE RD / KENNEDY RD

Markham

On Scene

11/11/2019 5:22:50 PM

EDDINGTON PL / MELVILLE AV

Vaughan

On Scene

11/11/2019 5:11:03 PM

BLACK RIVER RD / BAYVISTA LN

Georgina

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:52:59 PM

BAYVIEW AV / STOUFFVILLE RD

Richmond Hill

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:46:48 PM

ELGIN MILLS RD E / HIGHWAY 404 [EAST OF

Markham

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:41:42 PM

PLANCHET RD / BASALTIC RD

Vaughan

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:37:15 PM

BAYVIEW AV / ELGIN MILLS RD E

Richmond Hill

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:30:41 PM

ERICA RD / CENTRE ST

Vaughan

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:26:40 PM

MCCOWAN RD / CARLTON RD

Markham

On Scene

11/11/2019 4:13:34 PM

MAJOR MACKENZIE DR E / YONGE ST

Richmond Hill