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1,600 crashes in Ontario in 24 hours
The OPP release numbers from Friday night's blowing snow storm
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The OPP have released some shocking numbers from the roads. 

Between Friday and Saturday night, during the blowing snow storm, there were 1,600 crashes across southern Ontario. There have been over 600 collisions in the GTA since Thursday.

Eight police cruisers were struck by passing vehicles and two officers received minor injuries.

"If you see emergency lights activated on an emergency vehicle Slow Down and Move Over as you approach and pass," the OPP tweeted on Saturday.

During the storm, more than 400 stranded drivers had to be rescued and taken to shelters to wait out the winds. 

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The OPP have released some shocking numbers from the roads. 

Between Friday and Saturday night, during the blowing snow storm, there were 1,600 crashes across southern Ontario. There have been over 600 collisions in the GTA since Thursday.

Eight police cruisers were struck by passing vehicles and two officers received minor injuries.

"If you see emergency lights activated on an emergency vehicle Slow Down and Move Over as you approach and pass," the OPP tweeted on Saturday.

During the storm, more than 400 stranded drivers had to be rescued and taken to shelters to wait out the winds. 

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