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                   Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 5:45PM CST

St. Louis snowstorm traffic chaos - February 21

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HD DASHCAM CLIP: Accident caught on dashcam in Alton

One of the stronger snowstorms I've seen in the St. Louis metro since I moved here occurred today. The impact to traffic was rivaling all I'd seen so far. I first went up to Alton, catching this accident on my dash camera. The minivan had just been in a minor fender bender before rolling into the traffic light (click for video).

More images: Whiteout on I-255 at Collinsville:

DOT workers help push stuck vehicles on I-64 at the Caseyville on-ramp:

I had also stopped to help push vehicles, but ended up needing pushed myself once I was stopped on the ramp!

Here's a close-up of sleet pellets at the onset of the event:

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