Travel conditions improving in New Jersey after day of icy roads

 @maddchain posted this photo on Twitter Sunday morning.

@maddchain posted this photo on Twitter Sunday morning. "Scariest moment of my life, first accident, happy I could walk away alive."

Travel conditions have improved across New Jersey, as warming temperatures have eased the icy conditions created when bands of freezing rain pelted the state.

Hundreds of crashes and spinouts were reported Sunday morning in northern and central Jersey, where many roads had a thin coating of ice. Several major roadways were also temporarily shut down due to the weather.

The poor road conditions also spurred New Jersey Transit to suspend bus service in northern Jersey for several hours, though the agency was cross-honoring tickets systemwide.

No fatal accidents were reported, but drivers were being urged to delay travel if possible and use extra caution if they had to be on the roads.

Conditions were much better in southern Jersey, where just a cold rain fell for most of the day.

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