Nearly 200 collisions in Edmonton over weekend

Snowy roads led to 26 crashes between 5 and 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (CTV News Edmonton)

Snow, wind and frigid temperatures swept into Edmonton this weekend, setting the scene for 189 collisions since Friday evening.

Edmonton police said there were 165 property damage collisions, 19 hit-and-runs and five injury collisions as of 11 a.m. Sunday.

A deep freeze is expected to continue to grip the Edmonton area throughout next week.