Commuters find rain, slick conditions on area roads

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Rainy commute: Katherine Scott reports from Mobile 6 during Action News at 6:30 a.m. on April 6. (WPVI)

Commuters heading out early Thursday morning encountered rain and slick conditions on area roads.

The early precipitation came as part of a larger system expected to bring periods of heavy rain and windy conditions through the day.
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Rainy commute: Katherine Scott reports from Mobile 6 during Action News at 5:30 a.m. on April 6.



Action News reporter Katherine Scott was out monitoring the conditions on major roads, including the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76), I-95 and the Blue Route (I-476).

One trouble spot in the early going was the Vine St. Expressway (I-676) in Center City Philadelphia.



By 7 a.m. police and tow trucks had responded to four separate crashes on the busy highway.

No serious injuries were reported.

Motorists were advised to use caution heading out.

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