A storm in Alberta wreaks havoc on Edmonton’s streets, with 88 reported collisions

Edmonton area police warn drivers to be careful as a winter storm throws up to 10 inches of snow over the city.

Edmonton Police Department told CTV that they were reported 88 collisions Monday, three of which included injuries. There were also 14 hit-and-run escapes and 71 crashes in which property was damaged.

According to CTV, Leduc RCMP has also listed some advice for drivers, including making sure vehicles are clear of snow, turning on lights, reducing speed, and packing a winter survival kit before traveling.

Highway 16 near Elk Island National Park covered in snow #abstorm not sure if this guy is turning or sliding pic.twitter.com/lKwYzWdbr7

– Brandon Houck (@Brandon Houck) 1637074817

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for several central Alberta regions on Tuesday.

In addition to snow depths of up to 25 centimeters, Environment Canada warns of gusts of wind up to 70 km / h, poor visibility and blowing snow.

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