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APD responds to dozens of wrecks due to icy roads

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Amarillo, TX - It is certainly no surprise the winter weather and icy roads caused more than a few problems on area roadways Saturday.

From about seven o'clock to nine o'clock Saturday night, officials with the Amarillo Police Department report responding to more than 30 accidents.

Most of them were minor, but a few of them did require transporting several people to the hospital with injuries.

Earlier Saturday evening, police reported most of the major roadways affected to be all along I-40, Coulter, Soncy, 34th and 45th Avenues.

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