Doctors are warning that many of the injuries they see are caused by black ice.
There were a number of crashes in Shirley and Huntington Station, where drivers lost control in slick condition. There were also dozens of crashes across New Jersey.
Bitter cold will shock the system as Tri-State Area residents wake up on Monday, and slippery roads could mean problems for the morning rush.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
“You can spin out in a heartbeat. You know, you never know with black ice, so I’m concerned about accidents happening,” said Matt Faivre of Tenafly.
A lawmaker on Long Island says drivers who leave huge chunks of snow and ice on their vehicles after a snowstorm should be subject to a ticket by the police.