Major pileup shuts down I-80 in Wyoming

A winter weather pileup has closed both directions of a portion of I-80 in Wyoming, police say.

Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, March 20, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported a multiple vehicle crash on I-80 near mile marker 331.

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers and emergency services are working to clear a crash on I-80 between Cheyenne and Laramie…

Posted by WYDOT District 1 on Friday, March 20, 2020

Images captured at the scene show several semi trucks involved in the pileup. There is no word yet on how many vehicles were involved or whether there were injuries.

Trooper say that I-80 is closed in both directions between Cheyenne and Laramie.

As of noon, the Wyoming Department of Transportation estimated that I-80 would remain closed for 14 to 16 hours.

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Earlier this month, a massive pileup involving more than 100 vehicles occurred on Wyoming I-80 at mile marker 184. Three people lost their lives in the March 1 crash.

This is a developing story.

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Currently, WYDOT and the WHP are in the process of cleaning up and investigating a multiple vehicle crash around MP 331…

Posted by Wyoming Highway Patrol on Friday, March 20, 2020