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Cedar Rapids police respond to more than 70 accidents during slippery morning commute

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) -- Monday morning's slippery roads were challenging for drivers across eastern Iowa.

Cedar Rapids police said during the morning commute, from 5 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., they responded to more than 70 accidents. Some highways were backed up for miles.

Three people went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic is flowing again on major routes, however, police say you should still be cautious throughout the day.

YOU CAN READ OUR ORIGINAL REPORTING ON MONDAY'S SLICK ROADS HERE

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Olivia Schmitt

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