AAA warned drivers on Wednesday to brace themselves for potentially dangerous road conditions.
Right on schedule, a messy mix of snow, ice and rain started hitting the state around 9 a.m.
Roads were coated in Fairfield County. The pavement has become slick.
A crash was reported in Greenwich along Interstate 95 southbound by exit 2.
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AAA said it sought to encourage drivers to allow extra time to get where they need to go.
It also urged them to stay home, if possible.
“We don't know exactly what's coming or when but what we do know is that it could present significant challenges for drivers," said Amy Parmenter, spokesperson for AAA in greater Hartford. "Drivers should allow extra time to get where they are going or they might not get there at all."
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety said storms and other weather-related events are a factor in more than half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter.
The auto club offered a few tips to help drivers:
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