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Icy road conditions causes collision in San Luis Obispo

CHP car accident
Posted at 6:48 AM, Dec 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-15 12:07:00-05

Icy road conditions this morning caused a collision between two vehicles in San Luis Obispo.

According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened just before 6 a.m. on Hwy 101 south. One of the vehicles encountered black ice and spun, resulting in being flipped on its side.

A SIG alert was issued, closing the roadway because of icy road conditions.

There are no reports of injuries.

There were also reports of ice on Hwy 101 north in Atascadero.

Caltrans has driving tips for winter weather including:

  • Allowing more time
  • Keeping your tank full
  • Keeping windshield and windows clear
  • Slowing down
  • Being more observant