Chicagoland Crash Report For Snow Event On January 2, 2013

Challenging traffic conditions even by Chicago's standards. Several vehicles in spin outs and off the road. No major crashes with major injuries known at this time in the northwest suburbs for the morning rush hour.

For many people, the back-to-work day was a brutal way to start the year.

Note to residents of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows and Schaumburg:

Local traffic conditions cannot be comprehensively monitored by the media in these communities because police use military-grade encrypted radios. Traffic operations communications by the police cannot be monitored regarding traffic congestion, hazards, road blocks, railroad crossing malfunctions, traffic signal malfunctions and property damage crashes.

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