The Midland Police Department would like to remind citizens to drive with caution or to stay home if possible during icy weather conditions.
As of 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Midland police are reporting traffic on Interstate 20 is almost at a standstill in both directions. First responders are working several accidents and reiterate the importance of staying off the roads if possible.
Current road closures in Midland:
- All entrances to Loop 250 on portions west of Fairgrounds Road
- Lamesa Road and Cotton Flat Road overpasses at Interstate 20
- Big Spring Street at Front Street overpass
Roads that are now open:
- Highway 191 between FM 1788 and Loop 250
The Midland Police Department had worked 126 accidents since Tuesday at 2 p.m. as of Wednesday at approximately 10 a.m., with eight of those accidents occurring on Wednesday morning.
Motorists are encouraged to take special precautions on bridges and overpasses.###
Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Bustilloz