Multiple people are dead following a car pile-up on I-57 in Charleston, Missouri involving up to fifty vehicles.
- The pile-up started on Thursday at around noon on the I-57 in Charleston, Missouri
- It began when a driver hit their brakes in the fog suddenly and caused a chain reaction
- The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one death but EMS at the scene say multiple people have died
23WIFR reports that the pile-up was caused by someone braking late in fog.
The Missouri Department of Public Safety said on Facebook: ‘This is a major incident with multiple crashes involving several tractor trailers and fatalities.
Both directions are closed and there is a large-scale cleanup underway as well as continuing major-crash fatality scene investigation by Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said confirmed at least one of the deaths but EMS at the scene say there are multiple fatalities.
Source: Dailymail, Edited By Africhome News Team