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Wintry road conditions add havoc to Friday afternoon commute

Wintry road conditions caused multiple collisions along the QE2 near Ponoka

Wintry road conditions added some chaos to the Friday afternoon commute.

With the strong winds Friday afternoon and then blowing snow, Highway 2 north and south of Ponoka and near Blackfalds were slippery. Police and emergency crews dealt with multiple vehicle collisions.

Officials confirmed most of the collisions were minor with many cars in the ditch.