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VIDEO: Iowa DOT cams catch deadly 16 vehicle I-80 pileup as it happens


MN Safety shares traffic camera video of a January pileup crash that left two dead in rural Iowa.

The video was captured around 5:30 a.m. on January 8, 2023, on I-80 near Iowa City.

Officials said that sixteen vehicles — including 8 commercial vehicle — collided in the westbound lanes of I-80 near mile marker 246. Two people lost their lives and several others were hurt.

Icy road conditions were reported at the time of the pileup.

In the video below, MN Safety walks through the pileup as it happens and offers insight on how pileups occur. The channel also provides tips to help driver stay safe in a pileup situation.


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