UNDATED (WHTC) -- Lake effect snow is causing big problems on roads across the Lakeshore. As of 3 this afternoon, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office reported more than 30 incidents on the roads. Most are minor accidents, spinouts or slide offs. The snow and stiff winds cause poor visibility and problems handling your vehicle. Authorities ask that you give yourself extra time to get where you’re going and to also consider changing your plans, if you can, for another time. The less traffic on the roads, the fewer problems there will be. An accident in Wayland this afternoon had the southbound lanes backed up for more than about an hour and a half. The multiple vehicle accident, reportedly 10 to 15 vehicles, happened near the 36th Street overpass about 2:30. MDOT reported all lanes reopened just after 4 p.m.
Story by: Diane E Coston