KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials reminded drivers to take it slow Friday morning as another round of winter precipitation made its way through the Kansas City area.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said drivers should slow down and take their time, as slick spots dotted side streets and highways.
MSHP said it wasn't seeing any major crashes, but there were several slide-offs around 5 a.m.
MSHP Troop A said between midnight and 8 a.m. Friday, troopers recevied 68 calls for service, including 49 stranded mortorists and 16 crashes. Three people were injured. The troop reported no fatalities.
Particular problem areas includes Interstate 35, Interstate 29 and Interstate 70, MSHP.
The Missouri Department of Transportation also advised commuters to drive at speeds lower than the posted speed limit.
Roads are covered throughout the north and central parts of the state this morning. Use caution when driving. If you are involved in a crash or slide-off, stay inside your vehicle with your seat belt on. Get road conditions at https://t.co/fvVRsDlqzr. pic.twitter.com/1okSxdw5Fm— MoDOT (@MoDOT) January 24, 2020
RideKC said buses were running on regular routes and schedules, but riders should be prepared for delays.
As of 7 a.m., more than 200 schools and organizations had announced closures or delays.