One person taken to hospital after chain reaction crash on fogy I-84 leads to over 40 car and truck pile-up.
A pileup involving a logging truck and more than 40 other vehicles has resulted in at least 10 injuries on Idaho's main east-west highway.
Idaho State Police say the crash started when fog rolled in Thursday morning as troopers tried to clear a previous wreck on Interstate 84 west of Boise.
Police say a motorist tried to change lanes to move away from the previous crash but clipped another vehicle. That caused a chain reaction involving the logging truck, which clipped other tractor trailers in the interstate's westbound lanes.
Authorities say no fatalities have been reported, but one person has been taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
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A rollover crash on Interstate 84 sent at least one person to the hospital Saturday evening.
Idaho State Police say 21-year-old Raelee L. Asson of Meridian was driving westbound on I-84 when she tried to change into a lane occupied by another vehicle. Asson over corrected and crashed into 62-year-old Allen L. Centers.
Centers' 2011 Toyota Four Runner rolled and came to rest on the right shoulder. Centers and his passenger were both taken to the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
Everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt.
Menomonee Falls police report one person died as a result of Sunday's pileup crash on Highway 41/45.
A quick burst of heavy snow late Sunday morning created dozens of crashes and several highway closures.
Police said a 63-year-old man from Franklin died as a result of the chain reaction crash that occurred around 11:15 a.m.
A Parma woman killed in a massive pileup on the Ohio turnpike was a victim of the first of two crashes that closed the highway Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.
Three people were killed after an accident in Sandusky County caused a chain reaction that resulted in a pileup that stretched over more than a mile of roadway and involved nearly 50 vehicles, the patrol said Thursday.
The pile-up included two severe crash zones, the patrol said.
Four people in their early 20s were injured after a late-night crash on Bogus Basin Road Thursday, according to Idaho State Police.
The crash happened around 11 p.m. on Bogus Basin Road at milepost 11.
Officers say alcohol was a factor.
Idaho State Police say Zachary Thayer, 22, of Boise drove his 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix off the right shoulder of the road, hit a tree, and rolled down the hill.
Both lanes of westbound Interstate 84 are now open after five vehicles crashed Thursday afternoon.
The accident involved four vehicles and a semi truck. It happened near the Stage Stop, exit 71.
Idaho State Police say two people have been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers on scene say the series of crashes happened as traffic was slowing for a lane reduction in place for an Idaho Transportation Department construction project.
A chain-reaction crash over a North Texas lake involving as many as 15 vehicles is expected to keep Interstate 30 over Lake Ray Hubbard closed well into Friday afternoon.
Texas Department of Transportation officials said multiple vehicles were involved in the crash on the I-30 bridge over the lake, prompting the closure of both directions of the highway at Dalrock Road.
Police reports indicate 23-year-old Christopher Anthony Sosa was charged with intoxication assault for his involvement in the crash.
Thursday morning's wintry storm, stretching from the Oregon coast to Mount Hood and from Eugene into southwest Washington, did more than create white-out conditions and dump half a foot of snow in places:
It also set the stage for a series of traffic crashes along Interstate 5 that closed long stretches of the major north-south throughway.
Fortunately, there have been only minor injuries, said a spokesman for Oregon State Police. But the mostly low-speed crashes, beginning shortly after 8 a.m., overwhelmed responders.