Freezing rain causes tractor trailer to slide helplessly on interstate

Video of a tractor trailer sliding helplessly will remind you that ice is no joke

A motorist captured unnerving footage of a semi truck that lost control on an icy New York roadway this morning.

The video was captured by Facebook user Yolanda Zaid on northbound I-190 in Buffalo, New York on the morning of Wednesday, February 6.

Posted by Yolanda Zaid on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Freezing rain was blamed for multiple crashes in the area as many drivers were unable to bring their vehicles to a stop.

Zaid shared another video of the icy aftermath on I-190.

Posted by Yolanda Zaid on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A winter weather advisory is in place for northern Erie County until 1 a.m. on Thursday.