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Needed rain also bringing slick road conditions

Posted at 5:30 AM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 05:30:55-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington said the arrival of needed rain showers also has brought multiple calls of crashes caused by weather-related road condition.

Authorities said that since the rain picked up overnight Sunday into Monday, officers have responded to several wrecks, with drivers reporting sliding off rain-slicked roads.

After more than a month without measurable rain, the showers also caused reported flash flooding in some areas.

Police said no serious injuries were reported in the wrecks or flooding.