Slippery Minn. Sidewalks, Roadways Cause Spike in Injuries

Updated: 01/29/2013 5:59 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

Freezing drizzle overnight Monday caused slippery conditions on roadways and sidewalks across the metro.

Regions Hospital says it's seeing a spike in injuries due to the icy conditions. Since midnight, the hospital has treated 19 cases of injuries due to slipping and falling outside.

Falls on ice can typically cause injuries to wrists, arms and shoulders.

HealthParters is offering the following tips to keep you safe on slippery sidewalks:

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