The wet and heavy snow , and that contributed to a four-vehicle accident at the intersection of Howell and Ryan.
According to an report:
Due to an outage, the traffic signals at the intersection were flashing red so that vehicles would treat it as a four-way stop.
Just after 5 p.m., the power came back on and the stoplights went back to operating normally. North/south traffic had a green light and east/west traffic had a red light.
However, the driver of a vehicle on Ryan Road didn't realize the stoplights had switched back and went through a red light. The vehicle hit two cars going northbound on Howell Avenue, and one of those vehicles then pushed into a fourth vehicle turning southbound onto Howell.
The driver of the fourth vehicle, a 27-year-old woman, complained of neck and shoulder pain and had to be extricated by the , which removed the driver's side door.
Her vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed.
The extent of her injuries was not known.