Snow, Ice Create Havoc On Idaho Roadways - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Snow, Ice Create Havoc On Idaho Roadways

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The winter weather is taking a toll on motorists across the state. Authorities say slick, icy roads have caused more than 100 accidents on roads and highways statewide since Sunday.

Icy roads and bad driving conditions slowed commuters in Boise and the Treasure Valley Monday morning. Conditions aren't any better in the north, where Idaho State

Police on Sunday tallied at least 30 crashes and vehicles sliding off the roadways in and near Coeur d'Alene. Idaho State Police officials say it's critical for motorists to slow down when dealing with hazardous road conditions. Sgt. Mike Winans says excess speed is the single biggest factor in the crashes reported during the last two days.

More bad weather is on the way. Officials say storms should continue dumping snow in eastern Idaho through Tuesday.

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