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Crashes Mounting on Indianapolis Roadways

State police say the combination of holiday travel and slick roads because of the weather is causing trouble.

INDIANAPOLIS--It is a combination that has made life difficult on the roads--heavy holiday travel and slick roads due to the weather.

That's what has forced Indiana State Troopers around Indianapolis to answer more than 300 traffic related calls for service. 

From last Friday December 22 through Tuesday December 26, 150 non-injury crashes have been reported along with 25 personal injury crashes in the seven county district. 

Police have also had to help 106 disabled motorists on the highways and to go along with 24 drivers that slid off the road. 

3 Indianapolis troopers have had their vehicles hit by motorists. 

Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Trent Smith said many of theses accidents could have been avoided had people just slowed down and didn't follow so closely.  


(PHOTO: Indiana State Police)

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