Auto repair shops flooded with vehicles damaged on roads during winter storm
As the winter gridlock continues to loosen its grip on Central Alabama, some drivers are returning to their abandoned vehicles Thursday only to realize they've been damaged. ABC 33/40 captured video of damaged cars and fender benders across the metro-Birmingham area.Local auto repair shop owners are working overtime to deal with the volume. Several insurance companies are also noticing a stream of claims being filed. Allstate and State Farm Insurance spokespeople tell ABC 33/40 they expect even more calls over the next week.For tips on what to do if you're car is damaged, tune into ABC 33/40.Click here to follow reporter Marissa Mitchell on Twitter.
ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama offers news, sports, and weather reporting for the surrounding communities including Tuscaloosa, Anniston, Cullman, Gadsden, Talladega, Sylacauga, Carbon Hill, Jasper, Hoover, Bessemer, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Trussville and Homewood.