Multiple accidents reported on I-20 in Smith County

Published on Friday, 6 December 2013 09:29 - Written by From KYTX CBS 19

The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the eastbound lanes of I-20 at Miler Marker 559 are down to one lane because of a traffic accident.

Emergency crews also report a wreck in the westbound lane at Mile Marker 557 in Smith County..

There are also reports of a fire engine unit stuck in a ditch on FM 2767 in Smith County.

Local law enforcement agencies are working multiple traffic accidents Friday morning, and advise motorist to slow down and use extra caution on the slick roadways.

Sleet is expected to fall throughout most of the day, and there is the possibility of accumulations on bridges and overpasses.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 6 p.m. from Sulphur Springs south to Canton and west to the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. today.

Travel is discouraged until conditions improve.