COLUMBIA — The Highway Patrol has responded to more than 2,000 weather-related calls for service on South Carolina Highways in the past 24 hours.
That compares to 646 weather-related calls for the same time period last year.
Among the 2,044 calls the Highway Patrol responded to during the ongoing winter storm were (with comparable 2013 numbers in parentheses):
731 collisions (396)
553 drivers assisted (204)
446 trees in roadways (5)
117 abandoned vehicles (23)