Haddam, Conn. (WTNH) - The fast moving snow storm made for a hectic commute Friday morning. State Police responded to more than 500 calls for service.
Spin outs, fender-benders, and jackknifed tractor-trailers held up traffic across the state.
"About 4:00 this morning, I woke up and saw the snow and said, 'Am I dreaming?'," said Carol Watson of Madison.
"I tell you, when I woke up and looked outside this morning I thought it might be a dream still," said Jesse McQuade of Glastonbury.
In some cases folks felt like they were in a nightmare while trying to drive during the early morning hours.
Among the chaos a vehicle spun out of control on Route 8 in Shelton, a truck traveling north on Route 8 in Derby got stuck, and another car spun out of control on Route 9 in New Britain.
"It's not too bad at all if you go slow and stuff. This is 4 wheel drive. I kept it in 2 wheel drive, and it hasn't been bad at all," said Charlie Harlow of Old Saybrook.
"I have my doubts about a lot of people's driving to begin with, but in this type of weather it definitely shows," said McQuade.
The Department of Transportation had 500 trucks clearing the roads. Even with the crews working hard on the road conditions, a jackknifed tractor trailer backed up southbound traffic in East Lyme between exits 73 and 72. No one was injured.
State police responded to a total of 107 accidents during the snow storm.
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