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Wednesday snow causes traffic issues, crashes

Some Wednesday morning snowfall caused tough road conditions, leading to several crashes and slide-offs.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to many traffic incidents, mainly before noon. One of the incidents involved a car crashing into a patrol cruiser on Highway 63 between Ashland and Jefferson City. The trooper was not hurt. Another crash on Highway 63 involved someone crashing into the back of a fire truck.

There were no serious injuries reported in any mid-Missouri accident on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service reported 1.6 inches of snow at Columbia Regional Airport before noon Wednesday. MoDot rated major mid-Missouri roads as at least mostly clear by Wednesday night.

(This story was last updated at 6:00 a.m. Thursday.)

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