WASHINGTON (CIRCA) — One person was killed in a serious multiple car pile-up on Interstate 70 in Missouri on Friday.
Local outlets reported that at least 20 vehicles were involved in the crash. Six of the vehicles were large trucks. This footage, showing the aftermath of the incident, was filmed by Kelly Dutton.
Troopers received nearly 2,000 calls for help starting at 9 a.m. that day.
Since 09:00 am, Troopers have responded to:— MSHP General HQ (@MSHPTrooperGHQ) February 16, 2019
➡️ 1797 calls for service
➡️ 598 stranded motorists
➡️ 587 crashes
➡️ 53 injuries
➡️ one fatality
Many roads are snow/ice covered. Refreezing will continue to be a problem throughout the night. PLEASE AVOID TRAVELING. pic.twitter.com/EIJs5OIw0f