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ISP and KSP say abandoned cars will be towed

Sgt. Jamey Noel Sgt. Jamey Noel

By Marisela Burgos - bio | email

SELLERSBURG, IN (WAVE) - Cars left on the side of interstates, state highways, or state roads will be towed immediately that is the warning issued by Indiana State Police.

The change in policy applies to Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties. Normally, drivers are given 24 hours to remove their cars, but with snow on the way, troopers say abandoned cars will pose a traffic hazard. The order went into effect as of 10 p.m. Wednesday and will stay in effect until after the roadways are cleared.

"If there's a situation, if someone breaks down, we'll just remind them that 'hey, right now because of the weather you're not going to be able to leave your vehicle here unattended. We need to call your wrecker company now -preferably'," ISP Sgt. Jamey Noel said.

Kentucky State Police has issued the same warning. They too will have cars towed immediately due to the snow system moving through.

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