I-80 Crash Involves 7 Cars
Posted on behalf of Arnold Law Firm on Jan 06, 2015 in Auto Accidents
Fox 40 News reports that on Jan. 2, more than seven vehicles were involved in an accident across two lanes. Cars on Westbound I-80 may have witnessed a chain reaction involving a rear-end accident.
One vehicles accident led to a multiple-car pileup that affected at least seven vehicles. Safety officials suspect that the crash was caused by an elderly driver who failed to notice that traffic was slowing down.
Officials believe that the elderly driver may have been experiencing a medical emergency at the time of the accident. They suspect that he may have become unable to brake the car due to medical difficulties.
The highway patrol stated that the elderly driver who initially caused the first rear-end accident was the primary cause of the multiple accidents. No serious injuries were reported, however, traffic was stalled for two hours on westbound I-80.
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