Apr 27, 2016 10:51 AM

Portsmouth traffic snagged after several car accidents blamed on black ice on bridges

NH1.com

PORTSMOUTH — As many woke up to find ice on their vehicles Wednesday morning, police responded to several car accidents on two separate Portsmouth bridges.

At 5:33 a.m. police were called to multiple car accidents on Portsmouth's Sarah Long Bridge that was found to be covered in black ice. The bridge then shut down for a half an hour as crews worked quickly to clear the scene, where the bridge was reopened again around 6:30 a.m.

Police also responded to several accidents on the Piscataqua River Bridge during the same time frame. No road or lane closures affected this bridge.

Thankfully, all of the accidents were minor and there were no injuries.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --

--

»Comments

Must Read on NH1.com

Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 40°
4pm 43°
5pm 43°
6pm 41°
7pm 39°

 

N.H. DollarSaver

 Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - Hearing on SB 9, a bill to strengthen rape victims’ privacy rights

Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. - Hearing for Gov. Sununu AG nominee Gordon MacDonald

Tuesday, 7 p.m. - Trump gives remarks for Senators and their spouses

 

 

NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome