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Traffic backups caused by wintry mix in Toledo area

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Multiple accidents were reported throughout the Toledo area during Tuesday’s morning commute, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

As of 9 a.m., there were no major tie-ups on the freeways, although there was some slow-moving areas reported. 

At approximately 7:30 a.m., ODOT was reporting at least four accidents on the freeways. It was unknown if there were injuries. 

As of 9 a.m., the right lane of northbound I-75 was closed between I-475 and Berdan Avenue because of an accident. 

The left lane of northbound I-75 at U.S. 20 also was closed because of an accident. 

An injury, multiple vehicle crash between University Hills and Oakwood Avenue was reported.

There have been other reports of vehicles that have slid into ditches due to the slick roads, according to scanner traffic. 

The Toledo Police Department is operating under Phase Two, meaning officers are only responding to crashes with injuries.

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