Snow in May causes traffic headaches across the metro

10:15PM UPDATE | While snow continues to fall across the metro, area roads are clear of any major incidents.

The Kansas Department of Transportation says it has its crews out treating bridges, overpasses and other areas as needed.

9:15PM UPDATE | An intense band of snow from about 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. created a new round of slick spots on roads across the metro.

Kansas City Police are working crashes on Interstate 435 at Holmes Road and the ramp from northbound I-435 at 71 Highway in south Kansas City and then downtown on Interstate 670 east of Interstate 35.

In Johnson County, Kan., Highway Patrol is working a crash on the ramp from southbound US 69 Highway to eastbound I-435.

8PM UPDATE | Troopers have cleared the wreck on I-470 at Douglas in Lee's Summit.

Missouri Department of Transportation crews are monitoring bridges and overpasses for slick spots after receiving reports of snow accumulations.

7:40PM UPDATE | Kansas City Police have cleared the wreck on I-670 and opened back up the eastbound lanes of the interstate.

7:30PM UPDATE | Snow removal crews in Lee's Summit spent Thursday re-mounting snow equipment back on to trucks and are ready to plow and treat any slick spots overnight, starting at 7 p.m.

7:20PM UPDATE | Kansas City, Mo. Police have shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 670 past Interstate 35 in downtown Kansas City following a crash.

It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was injured.

7:10PM UPDATE | The rare May snowstorm is causing traffic headaches across the metro.

The Missouri Highway Patrol shut down the right two lanes of Interstate 470 at Douglas following a crash involving an SUV and a semi around 7 p.m. Thursday.

Troopers said several people, including kids, were inside the SUV at the time of the crash. Their injuries weren't immediately known.

Stay with KSHB.com for the latest on this developing story.

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