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Slippery road conditions in Central Okanagan

Icy conditions led to slow commutes and accidents along some roads in the Central Okanagan on Friday morning. Here, a Jeep is in the ditch following an accident on Highway 33. Global News

Slippery conditions on Friday morning led to a number of accidents on area roads.

On Highway 33, an accident involving an Audi and a Jeep temporarily affected traffic.

On Old Vernon Road in Kelowna, traffic was at a crawl because of heavy ice build-up.

READ MORE: Road contractor asking for public patience after ‘major battle’ with snow

The icy conditions are from a mix of overnight snow and temperatures hovering above and below zero.

Elsewhere:

Highway 1 north of Salmon Arm, at Tappen, was temporarily closed in both directions because of a vehicle incident.

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Highway 3 at Hedley was down to single-lane, alternating traffic because of an overnight accident.

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