WESTPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — If you needed any more of a warning about the dangers of driving in these treacherous conditions – this is it.

Thursday morning, firefighters in Westport, Conn. responded to a call of an overturned pickup truck near Exit 42 of the Merritt Parkway.

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Photo: Westport Fire Dept.

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The driver said he was traveling in the northbound lanes when he hit a snow bank and the car flipped over onto the highway’s median.

He managed to crawl out of the vehicle and escape the situation unharmed.

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Firefighters blocked parts of the northbound and southbound lanes while the truck was cleared.