IT’S SNOWING IN SHELTON: Emergency crews respond to accident

Snow begins to cover parked cars during an evening flurry in Shelton on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Snow begins to cover parked cars during an evening flurry in Shelton on Sunday, Feb. 16.

A clipper system is bringing a flurry to Shelton, with about a quarter inch of snow landing on the ground in the past hour or so.

As of 7:45 p.m. Sunday, a minimal snow cover is covering most surfaces. Roads are slippery, with drivers traveling at reduced speeds.

The snow has been coming down at a good rate, but initially was melting in most places upon contact. Vehicles parked outdoors are being covered with light snow.

 

Accident on the highway

On Route 8 in Shelton, emergency crews are responding to an accident southbound between Exit 13 (Constitution Boulevard) and Exit 12 (Old Stratford Road).

Vehicles travel on a snow-covered Route 8 through Shelton on Sunday night.

Vehicles travel on a snow-covered Route 8 through Shelton on Sunday night.

State Police and fire vehicles are at the scene. It appears a southbound vehicle may have gone into a ditch in the grassy median divider, but that could not be absolutely confirmed by visible inspection.

 

 

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