Slick roads cause multiple wrecks across Amarillo - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Slick roads cause multiple wrecks across Amarillo

Posted: Updated:

Amarillo, TX - Slick road conditions resulted in multiple wrecks on area roads.

The Amarillo Police Department tells us they worked a total of 17 wrecks between 5:00 and 7:00 AM Wednesday. 

Most of those are considered to be minor but an accident at I40 and FM 1912 left two people injured.

Officers say a vehicle rollover left the driver stuck inside, needing to be rescued.

He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

The passenger was transported with non-life threatening injuries.

Amarillo Police say there were also three wrecks along Hwy 60, near the Avenue I exit Wednesday morning.

Two of those were rollovers.

More than one person was transported to the hospital but all are said to be in non-life threatening condition.

There was another wreck at North Hughes and 1st Street.

We're told a vehicle lost control on the ice and side-swiped a Durham School Bus.

The bus had no children on board and no one was seriously hurt in the accident.

While officers were investigating this incident, an Amarillo Fire Department truck on scene was struck by a vehicle that couldn't stop in time.

There were no injuries and only minor damages to the fire truck.

Dense fog and icy conditions are also being blamed for several more wrecks across Amarillo.

On Grand Street Wednesday morning several vehicles were involved in accidents or were part of a chain reaction there.

Information on the exact number of vehicles involved is not yet available.

There were at least two accidents at Loop 335 and 24th Street.

Two people were transported from that scene with minor injuries.

There was also a minor two car wreck at Ross/Mirror and I40 which triggered additional accidents when other cars could not stop on the ice.

One ambulance transported from the scene, and tow trucks helped remove vehicles.

Police say they stopped receiving accident reports around 9 Wednesday morning.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Family raises funds for cold case reward

    Family raises funds for cold case reward

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:45:39 GMT
    After decades without answers, the family of a murdered Comanche woman is hoping a reward will help bring them some closure.
    After decades without answers, the family of a murdered Comanche woman is hoping a reward will help bring them some closure.
  • Duncan audit finds millions in misspent funds

    Duncan audit finds millions in misspent funds

    Sep 15, 2014 07:06 PM2014-09-16 15:19:30 GMT
    According to a recently released audit, the City of Duncan misspent nearly $8 million in fiscal year 2011 alone.
    According to a recently released audit, the City of Duncan misspent nearly $8 million in fiscal year 2011 alone.
  • Man arrested on arson complaint for Tulsa fire

    Man arrested on arson complaint for Tulsa fire

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:40:50 GMT
     Authorities in Tulsa have arrested a man on an arson complaint in connection with a house fire that injured three children, including a 5-year-old boy who is critical condition.
     Authorities in Tulsa have arrested a man on an arson complaint in connection with a house fire that injured three children, including a 5-year-old boy who is critical condition.
ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share
Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811
Email: news@kswo.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.