From Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. to Jan. 29 at 7 a.m., the Mobile Police Department received 96 calls for service for weather-related traffic issues.
Of those calls, 34 were to assist motorists, 16 were accidents without injury, sic were accidents with injury, one was for leaving the scene of an accient and 39 were traffic hazard calls.
Since 7 a.m. on Jan. 29, Mobile Police have received 193 weather-related traffic calls for service.
The calls from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. consisted of 89 assists to motorists, 29 accidents without injury, four accidents with injury, one leaving the scene of an accident and 71 traffic hazard reports.
One officer has been injured from responding to weather-related calls.
Officer Dorthea George was assisting a motorist when she fell on ice and broke her elbow.
Mobile Police continue to ask citizens to shelter in place except in the case of extreme emergency.
“Conditions on our roadways are not improving,” said Chief James Barber. “We want Mobilians to stay safe and the easiest way to do this is to stay off the roads.”
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