Snowstorm causes chain reaction crash

Slick roads and near whiteout conditions caused for a chain reaction pileup in the Midwest.
2:16 | 02/16/19

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Now slick roads and near white out conditions being blamed for a chain reaction pileup in the midwest. Rob is on the story and that the nasty weather is really hitting parts of this country this morning rob good morning to you. Unity and it doesn't take much anywhere from two to five inches of snow fell. In Kansas City points eastward across Missouri pleading that horrific scenes like this across major highways interstate seventy years we'll see in this video. One car after another slamming right into each other. Over night this shocking video in Missouri this knowing eyes causing a massive pileup on interstate seventy know. Huge tractor trailers unable to stop. All my love. In this car barreling down slamming directly into a pickup truck. Drivers city helplessly in their cars as more vehicles pileup. Is that you can do is best to stay and it's brought. Another eighteen Wheeler sliding sideways to a stop. Drivers finally getting out into the chaos scrambling to help those in need and as. Yeah. Yeah. In all 47 vehicles involved and one fatality office. Eric it happened so quickly first responders eventually getting on the scene there are over 500 reports of Rex. Across the state of Missouri along right that's just now quickly moving off towards the the mid Atlantic it is weakening thankfully just a sliver of snow getting maybe into Richmond later on this morning the mostly rain from Raleigh south to Charlotte we have another system is gonna feel a bit more widespread should be a bigger deal here. As it comes out of the Rocky Mount we've got winter storm warnings are posted for parts of northern plains and and when weather advisory so the snow by tonight will be in Sioux Falls getting into Oman and eventually siting towards Minneapolis Chicago little sliver of snow here by tomorrow morning. And and it expands east by tomorrow night into Detroit and buffalo getting into Albany. New York City Monday morning answered moved into Boston by Monday afternoon a little bit of accumulation would this it was going to mess with the Monday morning commute for sure but shouldn't be a major accumulation but anywhere again between two to four inches of snow what we saw. With fats at interstate crash it doesn't take much.

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