Sunday, April 19, 2015

Snow Causes Massive Pileup on I-80 in Wyoming

More than 40 cars and trucks were involved in a huge pileup on Interstate 80 in Wyoming on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 33 semi trucks and 12 other vehicles crashed during a blizzard between Cheyenne and Laramie. Many other motorists were stranded behind the accident that completely blocked the highway.

Sixteen victims were taken by ambulance and 11 more were taken by a school bus to a hospital in Cheyenne. Six were listed in critical condition, but the Wyoming Highway Patrol said there are no reports of fatalities.

As it happens...

... the aftermath

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