Law enforcement agencies worked dozens of accidents due to winter storm

Published 5:26 pm Friday, December 8, 2017

Law enforcement agencies within Pearl River County worked dozens of accidents Friday as a result of the icy weather.

Picayune Police Department Assistant Chief Jeremy Magri said officers in the city worked about 21 accidents during that day. But by about 5 p.m., most of the ice had begun to thaw from the bridges.

Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Shane Tucker said deputies responded to¬†83¬†accidents by 5:20 Friday evening.

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Law enforcement officials advise people to stay off the roads tonight through Saturday morning since freezing conditions are expected.