One dead in 30-car pile-up crash on Interstate 89 North in Milton, Vermont as police rush to scene
SHOCKING images have revealed a 30-car pile-up crash on Interstate 89 North in Milton, Vermont as police rushed to the scene and one person has died.
One person died as a result of the crash, which took place shortly before 4pm, and seven were taken to a nearby hospital.
Vermont State Police shared photographs of the scene on I-89 N, according to MyNBC5.
Approximately 30 vehicles were involved in the pileup on the snow-covered interstate.
Police said a logging truck and a tractor-trailer were among the vehicles involved in the crash which occurred due to wintery weather conditions.
The area on the interstate — between exits 17 and 18 — is expected to be closed for a few hours.
Multiple tow trucks were seen waiting to assist cars stuck on the road and vehicles that skidded off into snowbanks and ditches.
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A Vermont State Police press release reads: "I 89 NB near MM 101.1 in Milton, The Roadway is closed at this point due to hazardous weather conditions and a multi-vehicle crash.
"The incident is expected to last for or until further notice."
A police spokesperson told MyNBC5 the identity of the deceased person has not yet been revealed and those injured suffered "minor or moderate" injuries.
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