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Troopers respond to 56 crashes Monday as second storm hits Northern Utah

Posted at 2:29 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 22:39:33-05

NORTHERN UTAH — Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said troopers throughout Utah handled 56 crashes after a second storm hit late Sunday and early Monday.

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City said winter driving conditions occurred on mountain roads across the state late Monday morning.

Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol reminded drivers to stay safe, and adjust driving speed accordingly when winter weather conditions are present on roads.

UHP also reminded drivers to move off the freeway if a minor accident occurs and to move over for emergency vehicles.

Snow showers are expected to diminish throughout the evening Monday, the  NWS said.

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