Icy roads lead to closure and snow emergency

Toledo Police closed down this exit due to icy conditions on Friday night.

The I-75N exit to I-475W, in central Toledo, re-opened an hour after it was closed due to icy conditions on Friday night.

Following a period of warmer temperatures, areas that melted during the day froze again.

A live tweet session by Toledo Police

reported that two officers had to dive over a railing, at the I-75/475 closure, to avoid being hit by a vehicle.

READ: Toledo Police hold their first ever live tweet session

Just after 8 p.m., the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency because of treacherous road conditions.

Ohio residents can use the department of transportation's

real time traffic updates

to avoid accidents and other closures.

WNWO also tracks snow emergencies as they are issued by local sheriff's offices.