A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
An accident, apparently caused by icy road conditions, has closed down Highway 17 in Jacksonville.
We're told there are three people injured and seven cars are involved.
The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on the Buddy Phillips Bridge. Traffic on Highway 17 is now being rerouted through downtown Jacksonville.
WITN has a reporter on the scene and will have more on this developing story.