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Washington interstate to remain closed for 10-12 hours for massive 18 car, 12 semi truck pileup


The Washington State Patrol (WSP) says that a busy interstate will be closed for most of the day on Wednesday following a major pileup crash.

The pileup occurred during freezing fog conditions around 5:30 a.m. on December 7 on eastbound I-90 at mile marker 115 near Kittitas, Washington.

WSP has confirmed that the pileup involved 18 passenger vehicles and 12 semi trucks.

Local outlet Fox 13 News reports that a semi truck driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. At least two other people were hurt in the crash.

The pileup resulted in the spillage of a truck’s load of apples.

Officials say that eastbound I-90 will be closed for 10 to 12 hours for cleanup of the pileup.


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