Wednesday Snow Causes Multiple Accidents (2018-12-07 16:10:15)

The winter storm in the High Country on Wednesday caused several road closures and multiple accidents.

The Watauga Democrat reports Watauga County dispatch received calls for 19 car accidents with property damage, seven accidents with injured people and nine stranded drivers.

According to the report, the Boone Police Department also received calls for 14 car accidents and 12 stranded drivers.

North Carolina State Highway patrol had to bring in extra troopers because of how rapidly accidents were being called in.

Thirteen North Carolina Department of Transportation road crews and an estimated 13 contractors worked to clear roads through the afternoon.