Tim Rutledge was pinned underneath his rig after he tried to clear ice off the brakes.
David Wrone, spokesman for the St. Louis County Department of Highways and Traffic said most of the main roads have been treated.
It’s almost like we’re back to square one. Snow falling overnight and early this morning have made roads, ramps and bridges slick.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the St. Louis area.
If you haven’t already, it’s definitely time to batten down the hatches, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Wes Browning.
A few inches of dry snow fell overnight, but blustery wind kept plows working overtime with little to show for it.
I-270 seems to be running close to speed limit.
“We’ll be plowing and salting the same time, and we’ll continue to do that until the storm has passed,” St. Louis County spokesman says
It’s going to be a white New Year’s, according to the National Weather Service.
The nostalgia-free analysts at the National Weather Service say there’s about a 20 percent chance of significant snowfall.