A van overturned and seven vehicles slid off the road in Sussex this morning as motorists faced icy driving conditions.
Two men, both in their twenties, suffered arm and facial injuries and were taken to hospital after the accident on the northbound carriageway of the A24 between Ashington and Washington.
Snow showers and sleet expected to affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, with snow extending further south.
The first heavy snow of the season has fallen in northern parts of the UK causing some delays at airports and traffic problems on the roads.
Sub zero temperatures have caused havoc across the country this week. But for some the colder it gets, the better.