Comments for: Black ice-related crashes slow traffic on South Portland bridge

Posted Dec. 13, 2012, at 2:31 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 13, 2012, at 3:57 p.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND | Black ice on a busy Casco Bay Bridge resulted in two minor accidents and major traffic backups Thursday morning, police said. The first crash occurred around 8:15 a.m., according to South Portland police Sgt. Paul Lambert, when a Subaru Forester bounced off the bridge’s inner barrier, …


An earlier version of this story requires correction. The accidents happened on the Casco Bay Bridge, not Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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  • County Escapee

    Remember boys and girls: Bridges freeze over first, and 4 wheel drive has no advantage in these situations.

    • Anonymous

      people that drive SUVs and all wheel drive vehicles seem to forget that everyone has 4 wheel brakes. If you see a car off the road, or if you’re driving through inclement weather then you should probably slow down…

      false sense of security.

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