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Police warn of 'extremely slippy' roads

Black ice reported by residents to EJCR

Police warn roads in the south are 'extremely slippery' - and black ice is being reported Island-wide in low-lying areas.

The Roads Policing Team has been out assessing the danger after recorded temperatures of freezing and below overnight and this morning - it says people need to be extra careful, particularly around housing estates.

Not long ago, there was a road traffic accident in Port St Mary due to the conditions - luckily no one was hurt. 

Department of Infrastructure workers are still out gritting, but many of the minor roads may not have been done.

Acting sergeant in the Emergency Services Joint Control Room this morning is forces incident manager Craig Taylor - he gave Tanya Humbles an overview of what to expect:   

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