Collisions and abondoned cars - ice hits Weston's roads

PUBLISHED: 11:45 06 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:32 25 May 2010

THE heavy snow has played havoc on Weston s roads causing hazardous conditions for drivers.

THE heavy snow has played havoc on Weston's roads causing hazardous conditions for drivers.

Police have been called out to collisions, abandoned cars and a case of unsuitable road use in the town this morning (Wed).

Officers have also been forced to close off Drove Road railway bridge because of the icy conditions.

Police were first called this morning to reports that drivers had collided with parked vehicles on Birnbeck Road at 8.36am.

Then, at 10.02am officers were warned of people abandoning their cars in Oxford Street because of the treacherous conditions.

At 10.34am police were alerted to a person using a quad bike illegally to battle the ice in Langford Road.

Travellers by air face similar disruption with Bristol Airport closed until 2pm.

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