Sapulpa Police are grateful that the number of accidents that they’ve responded to due to the weather is, “not huge,” especially when compared to what’s happening elsewhere in the country.
Captain Deloach said that calls didn’t really start increasing until Tuesday night, but as of Thursday afternoon, the number of calls has not risen that dramatically. So far, SPD has had 15 calls about motorist assists, one injury accident, and six non-injury accident calls.
Unlike other police departments, SPD does not alter the way they respond to calls during inclement weather. They do prioritize calls, but will still respond to every accident.
SPD numbers seems much smaller when compared to accidents that are happening around the country, including a 70-100 car pile up in the Dallas Fort-Worth area this morning that has resulted in at least five deaths:
Sapulpa Times is keeping an eye on an upcoming snowstorm that’s making its way into Creek County. We’ll have a story on that for you this evening.
Sapulpa Public Schools has already announced they’ll be continuing distance learning on Friday and possibly into next week as the new snowstorm makes its way in: