It's been a headache for residents and drivers in Soddy Daisy Tuesday, especially for those trying to get up hills.
There were slippery roads, low tire traction and wrecks everywhere.
though we were going two miles an hour, we went right into the ditch
and one tire off the ground," said Brandy Steinmetz, whose car slipped
off the road.
Steinmitz and her passenger Maggie Mizwa said they were a mile away from home when their car veered off Thrasher Pike.
main roadways, like Highway 153, was great. You can tell that that had
been taken care of, and it was pretty mellow," said Mizwa. "But once you
get out there in the back roads and the side roads, (you're) in for a
little bit of trouble."
Crews sanded the roads to help with traction, but neighbors who live around the area said sliding cars are a familiar scene.
happens every year. The cars always slide down here, and they get stuck
all the time," said Nicole Brownfield, who lives in Soddy Daisy.
Some drivers got help along the way.
a guy with a four-wheeler came by, had some tow straps with me, put it
on there and helped me pull it into somebody's driveway," said Ryan
Robertson, whose car got stuck in the snow. "So, luckily, I didn't end
up in a ditch like a lot of these folks did."
Many people said they left their cars and walked home. But one wrecked driver said they made a pit stop for supplies.
"We stopped on the way," said Steinmitz. "Just beer and Subway."
No one was hurt in any of the wrecks Tuesday afternoon in Soddy Daisy.By Briona Arradondo