Several accidents have been reported and roads closed as black ice has posed a challenge for commuters Friday morning.
The intersection of Bradner and King roads in Abbotsford has reportedly been closed, with an air ambulance called to the scene following a collision there.
Marshall Road in Abbotsford was also closed at Paramount Cres, south of Highway 1.
The accident has delayed the start of classes at King Traditional elementary school to 9 a.m.
— Abbotsford Schools (@AbbotsfordSD34) January 20, 2017
A dump truck crashed through a telephone pole and a fence before coming to rest in the front yard of a Marshall Road home.
And Clearbrook and Huntingdon was also closed due to a crash. Both incidents resulted in downed power lines.
“It was treacherous out there for a while,” Sgt. Judy Bird of the Abbotsford Police said.
Please use caution on your morning commute this morning. We have had multiple reports of black ice around the city.
— Abbotsford Police (@AbbyPoliceDept) January 20, 2017
Be careful out there #Abbotsford, it is icy! On streets and sidewalks, i’ve nearly wiped out on both just walking!