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Troopers respond to over 170 snow-related incidents

Nebraska State Patrol
Over 170 snow-related situtations are being reported by the Nebraska State Patrol from Sunday...
Over 170 snow-related situtations are being reported by the Nebraska State Patrol from Sunday to Monday morning.(Courtesy Photo: NSP)
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 2:47 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Nebraska State Patrol is reporting their numbers for the most recent weather event in Nebraska.

From Sunday through Monday morning, the NSP responded to over 170 snow-related incidents on Nebraska highways.

  • Of those responses, 45 were property damage or personal injury crashes.
  • NSP assisted 125 drivers in need of help after a slide-off, disabled vehicle, or other travel issue.
  • NSP assisted other agencies with other situtaions, as well.

The NSP is reminding people if you are ever in trouble on a Nebraska highway, you can reach the NSP Highway Helpline by dialing *55. And before you travel in cold and snowy weather, NSP says to check out Nebraska 511 online or on the app to check out the winter-like roadways. Here is that website: www.511.nebraska.gov

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