257 traffic accidents, 9 hit-and-runs reported during snow in DeKalb

DeKalb County roads were perilous after snow fell Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The 911 center reports it took 257 calls about auto accidents, including 9 hit-and-runs, between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 5 p.m. Wednesday.

There were 270 other traffic-related calls. That includes abandoned vehicles, hazards, stalled vehicles and so on.

One of the incidents involved a MARTA bus skidding off Panthersville Road. Another shut down Buford Highway in Doraville during afternoon rush hour as power lines fell over the road.

Officials expected the roads to re-freeze overnight, which could cause more issues Thursday.

Keep up with our running coverage of the weather here and watch Channel 2's broadcast here.

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