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As you might expect, the
record winter resulted in more traffic accidents – 173 more to be exact.
The Ohio State Highway
Patrol says they have responded to 479 property damage crashes and 165 injury crashes
in the state this winter, for a total of 644.
Last winter the patrol
responded to 329 property damage crashes and 139 injury crashes. That makes a
total of 471 last winter.
"It's nonstop. Every day
you come in, for the most part we are a proactive law enforcement agency, we
look to stop crashes, were when weather is like this, we become reactive," said
Lieutenant William Bowers with the patrol.
Bowers says he will now be
taking a closer look at the numbers, to try and lower the number of crashes for
"Obviously it was a record
snowfall this year, hopefully next year we don't encounter that, but we will be
making plans, every season we do change our shifts around to accommodate the
crash picture," said Bowers.