North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a total of 631 car accidents across the state on Sunday, due to road conditions following a snowstorm. The information comes from North Carolina Department of Public Safety spokesman, First Sergeant Christopher Knox.
Knox tell CNN on Monday (17) that patrol officers also responded to 1,462 service calls, which included arrested or disabled vehicles.
Two people, both from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, died Sunday morning on Interstate 95 in Nash County after their vehicle veered off the road and hit trees in the median.
Canceled flights and houses without power
More than 2,200 flights were canceled in the United States on Monday, according to tracking website FlightAware, and 128,000 homes and businesses were left without power after a snowstorm raged along the east coast of New England and across the country. Canada.
According to meteorologists, more than a foot of snow could fall today in parts of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Atlanta, meanwhile, recorded snow for the first time in four years.
(*With information from Reuters)
Reference: CNN Brasil