Vail is on accident alert |

Vail is on accident alert

Daily staff report
Caramie SchnellSnow is falling steadily at the Vail Daily offices in Eagle-Vail. According to the National Weather Service, a snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible today.

VAIL – Due to adverse weather in the area, Vail is on accident alert until further notice. Drivers involved in minor collisions are instructed to report the accident at the Vail Police Department within the next 48 hours.

The following circumstances requires a police response to an accident scene:

1. Accidents involving injury, suspected injury, or death.

2. Accidents involving suspected intoxicated drivers.

3. Accidents requiring towing services.

4. Hit and run accidents involving injury or death.

5. Accidents involving city or other government vehicles or property.

A winter storm warning is in effect for the area. The National Weather Service is calling for rain and snow showers today with gusts of wind as high as 35 miles per hour. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.

Snow will likely continue tonight, with 2 to 4 inches possible.

Snow is expected through Tuesday night.

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