Governor Hogan: ‘Road Conditions … Still Extremely Dangerous’
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has released a statement following multiple traffic fatalities and dangerous weather conditions on Saturday morning across the state:
“I strongly urge all Marylanders to use common sense and put their safety first by heeding all travel warnings from state and local authorities. Road conditions in many areas of the state are still extremely dangerous, and all those who can avoid travel should stay off the roads until conditions have improved.
“The First Lady and I send our deepest condolences and prayers to the families and loved ones of the individuals who lost their lives early this morning as a result of fatal accidents. Our state’s entire emergency management, transportation, and law enforcement resources are fully engaged in managing this situation and are working closely with local jurisdictions to provide needed support. I offer my sincerest gratitude to the state and local first responders who are working diligently at the scene of these incidents and who will continue to do so until the roadways are clear.”
Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Dangerous Road Conditions, Traffic Fatalities pic.twitter.com/fnEih5KSXI
— Larry Hogan (@LarryHogan) December 17, 2016