18 Vehicles Crash in Pulaski County Caused By Ice

18 Vehicles Crash in Pulaski County Caused By Ice

Ice conditions on interstate 44 in Pulaski County caused at least 6 reported crashes, accounting for at least 18 vehicles on Sunday within a four mile stretch.

There were several slide offs, including a tractor-trailer that slid to stop and hit a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck. Only minor injuries were reported.

The second crash involved a tractor-trailer that slid into a guard rail. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital.

Shortly after, a 2008 Toyota Tacoma slid into a 2012 GMC Arcadia. Another vehicle also hit the Arcadia, minor injuries were reported.

Later that day, a 2012 Dodge Caravan was struck by an international truck, which in-turn sent the international truck into a tractor-trailer. Minor injuries were reported.

The largest crash occurred while vehicles were attempting to stop for other wrecks that had already occurred. A tractor-trailer slid into a 2012 Honda Fit, a 2003 Ford Expedition, a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox, a 2007 Ford F-150, a 201 Nissan Altima, and a freightliner tractor-trailer. A chain reaction occurred which send one of those cars into a 2002 Ford Escort. In this eight vehicle crash, only one person reported injuries.

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