Major ice storm hits region

See our special coverage of the ice storm here.A major winter storm has hit portions of southern and eastern Ontario, including Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area. As much as 10 to 15 mm of more freezing rain is possible today.Ontario Provincial Police Constable Graham Williamson told CHCH that despite the slippery conditions, the number of collisions are typical for a Sunday. There are no reported serious injuries or highway closures.Environment Canada is warning people to take the following precautions:Make sure you are safe before assisting othersWatch television or listen to the radio for information from authorities and follow their instructionsStay put until all is safe or you are ordered to evacuatePower outages can be reported to hydro providers at the following numbers:Horizon 24-hour hotline: 905-522-6611Hydro One 24-hour hotline: 1-800-434-1235.

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