Public safety agencies reported minor accidents as people across central Maine made their way to work amid a persistent winter storm Tuesday morning.

A dispatcher at the Waterville Communications Center said there had been a few reports of cars off the road, but no serious accidents. A dispatcher at the Somerset County Communications Center also reported some fender-benders, but no bad collisions.

The winter storm started early Monday night in the Waterville area and continued into the morning, leaving a few inches of fresh powder on the ground.

According to Andy Pohl, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Gray, the area’s highest snowfall total was 6 inches, reported in Sidney. Four inches were reported in Vassalboro, according to the weather service.

Waterville received about 3 inches, and Mount Vernon got 3.8 inches, according to Pohl. About 3 inches were reported across Franklin and Somerset counties.

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