A snowstorm that blew through the Pittsburgh area Friday caused numerous car accidents and backed up traffic on major highways and local roads.
The snow began falling in the Bridgeville area shortly after 9 a.m. and quickly covered most roads. Road conditions around the South Hills of Pittsburgh quickly deteriorated as snow blanketed western Pennsylvania.
The National Weather Service recorded 4.2 inches of snow in the Bridgeville area.
CV officials announced that all evening activities would be canceled Friday night. Also, the high school dismissed students a little bit earlier than usual to help the other school buses run on time.
Police briefly shut down Hilltop Road in Collier Township near Nike Site after a car accident around 11:45 a.m. No injuries were reported in that crash, however, emergency dispatchers said there were injuries in a crash at Bower Hill and Vanadium roads in Scott Township around 1:30 p.m.
A multi-vehicle accident was also reported on Interstate 79 near the southbound Canonsburg exit around 10 a.m. The crash was cleared shortly after 11 a.m., but traffic in both directions was moving slowly on I-79 near the Bridgeville exit for most of the day.
Continue to monitor Chartiers Valley Patch as more snow falls in the area.
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