Freezing rain causes crashes, slide-offs during morning commute

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CHICAGO -- Freezing rain caused dangerous conditions on area roadways this morning.

Multiple crashes and slide-offs were reported all around the Chicago area and travel times were significantly delayed due to the slick road conditions. A Freezing Rain Advisory remained in effect until 9 a.m.

Freezing drizzle/rain may return to much of the Chicago area later tonight and Thursday forenoon.

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