Two dead in massive 100+ vehicle pileup in Canada

Highway 15 Montreal

Authorities have confirmed that two people were killed during a chain-reaction crash involving at least 100 cars and trucks yesterday.

The crash occurred during winter weather conditions around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon on Highway 15 south of Montreal.

Serious injuries after nearly 200 vehicles involved in crash on Highway 15 near Montreal

A code orange was declared in three hospitals after about 200 vehicles, including 15 trucks, were involved in a major crash on Highway 15.READ MORE: https://globalnews.ca/news/6569454/major-multi-vehicle-crash-highway-15/

Posted by Global Montreal on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Authorities say that more than 100 vehicles collided during white-out conditions.

Several hours after the pileup, authorities confirmed that two people were killed. Both people were reportedly in the same vehicle.

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At least sixty others were injured, according to the CBC.

A school bus was also involved in the pileup, but authorities say that no one on the bus was seriously hurt.

More than 75 vehicles had to be towed away after the crash.

Highway 15 was closed for the rest of the day on Wednesday but reopened Thursday morning.