Rockford Police: Stay off the roads

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Rockford Police Department asked residents to stay off the roads on Tuesday, unless absolutely necessary.

The announcement was made just before 1:20 p.m. Police said that numerous weather related traffic accidents have been happening around the city. They said that drivers should avoid any unnecessary travel until road conditions improve.

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