The Death Toll from Monday’s 70-car pile up is still on the rise. Authorities have released the time-lapse footage of the crash.
A horrific accident, caused by the deadly wintery condition, lead to a massive multi-vehicle collision In Iowa. Several people were rushed to nearby hospitals in critical condition. The department of transportation has released the following footage of the accident to the public.
The footage shows dozens of vehicles and semi-trucks sliding helplessly into each other on Iowa’s interstate 35. First responders from several agencies all rushed to get to the accident and get drivers to safety.
A 17-year-old Avery Arneson and 13-year-old Aiden Arneson, sisters from Decorah, died a two-vehicle crash around 8:30 a.m. Monday on a county road in northeast Iowa. Four other teens were injured and hospitalized in that crash.
[Update] A ninth person has died as the result of multiple vehicle crashes that occurred on Monday as a winter storm blanketed parts of the state with up to 8 inches of snow.