Winter Storm Causes 91 Accidents in Oakland County

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office, including the substation in Highland, reported several vehicle accidents Tuesday and Wednesday.

More than four inches of wet, heavy snow fell on the White Lake-Highland area Tuesday night, and resulted in several accidents along roadways throughout the area and Oakland County.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said their department, which covers 22 communities including Highland, responded to a total of 91 accidents.

The accidents all occurred between 3 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The sheriff's office said there were a total of:

  • Six personal injury accidents resulting in minor injuries.
  • 76 property damage accidents.
  • 8 road run-offs.
  • One hit-and-run accident.

The weather service forecasts a 60 percent chance of snow Thursday, with accumulations of less than a half-inch. Friday there's a chance of flurries and a high of 27 degrees.


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