We were trying to get on the 490 but were detoured down North Road. Sounds like we were the lucky ones...
At least five cars involved in accidents on Route 19 over Thruway overpass
Submitted by Howard Owens on November 25, 2012 - 7:47pm
Dispatchers have received reports of accidents involving at least five cars on Route 19 on the Thruway overpass in Le Roy.
DOT crews have been dispatched to deal with possible slickness on the roadway.
So far, no reports of injuries.
UPDATE 6:52 p.m.: There are at least 10 cars involved. Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched. Possible minor injuries. Responders warned to use caution upon approach, roads are very slippery.
UPDATE 6:55 p.m.: A Le Roy responder asks dispatch to contact DPW. The Clay Street bridge is covered with ice, he says.
UPDATE 6:59 p.m.: Medic on scene reports the northbound lane of Route 19 is blocked.
UPDATE 7:16 p.m.: A second ambulance, a Mercy rig, requested to the scene.
UPDATE 8:33 p.m.: Road salted and Route 19 is reopened.