- Associated Press - Friday, February 6, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - About 40 vehicles were piled up on a snowy interstate road after an accident snarled traffic for five hours.

The Watertown Daily Times reports (https://bit.ly/1zhdWU3) the pile-up happened Friday on Interstate 81 near the town of Ellibsurg.

Authorities say the crash involved about 40 vehicles, including five tractor-trailers. No major injuries were reported.

The massive pileup began at about 11:30 a.m. and the road didn’t reopen until nearly 5 p.m. State police believe the accident was weather-related.

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Information from: Watertown Daily Times, https://www.watertowndailytimes.com


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