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Crews respond to numerous crashes across the Triangle

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Durham authorities respond to an overturned vehicle Horton Road and Casa Street. Durham authorities respond to an overturned vehicle Horton Road and Casa Street.
DURHAM, N.C. -

Emergency officials and law enforcement responded to numerous wrecks Tuesday morning as icy spots remained on several roadways after Monday's sleet and snow.

In Durham, police responded to an overturned vehicle at Horton Road and Casa Street. The Durham County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to eight different crashes as of 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

In Knightdale, a jackknifed tractor-trailer blocked the eastbound lanes of the Knightdale Bypass at Wendell Boulevard for a few hours Tuesday morning.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation tweeted condition updates on Twitter, letting drivers know that they were concentrating on bridges, overpasses, interstates and primary roads.

NCDOT also said they began treating the roads Tuesday with sand and that the salt treatments will be effective once temperatures rise above freezing Tuesday afternoon.

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