A pileup of over 100 automobiles occurred in the present day on the Interstate 94 in United States’ Wisconsin because of hazardous situation brought on by freezing rain.
The police stated that the icy street situations had prompted a variety of car crashes and runoffs in west-central Wisconsin.
“Freezing rain prompted icy, hazardous street situations this morning,” the Wisconsin State Patrol stated.
At round 10.40 am, the freeway was closed between Osseo and Black Rivers Fall, a roughly 40 km stretch, after a multi-vehicle crash involving a variety of semi-tractor trailers and passenger automobiles.
Mike Olsen, who was driving on Interstate 94 advised CNN that the street situations have been tremendous icy and that the incidents occurred actually quick. Mr Olsen additionally shot a video that confirmed a pileup of tractors and trailers and a big hearth on the freeway.
Wisconsin governor Tony Evers urged folks within the state to be secure whereas travelling in the present day.
“Of us, there are some harmful street situations on the market, together with in western Wisconsin the place we have had accidents this morning. Please be secure and take excellent care for those who’re touring in the present day,” Mr Evers posted on his official Twitter.