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Fatal I-81 Accident

A massive crash that resulted in three people dead and a huge pile up involving over 50 vehicles. Officials say the wreck also caused injuries severe enough for about 20 people to need to be taken to area hospitals.

Several tractor trailers were involved.

Some vehicles caught on fire. More than two dozen fire departments are still working the scene in Schuylkill County. Authorities used buss’s to transport the motorists who were involved in the accident but not injured to a reception center. one driver, recalling the scary situation at the snow came out of nowhere.

“I was just driving back and then I could see only one car in front of me and then it went fully white and I couldn’t even see three feet in front of me. And then I knew I was getting close to an exit. So I went over into the rightlane and by then my car, it’s like completely off into the bank. And there was no visibility. I could only hear cars around me hitting each other.”

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