About 60 vehicles
crashed Wednesday morning in a series of pileups along an icy, fog-shrouded
stretch of I-80 just west of Salt Lake City. There were no fatalities
all caused by the weather," patrol Cpt. Alan Workman told USA
Today. "It was the moisture on the roads freezing over."
reported 14 crashes involving 59 vehicles, at least five of them tractor-trailers.
At least 11 people were taken to hospitals, four of them seriously
injured included one woman who was trapped in her car after being
shoved under a burning tractor-trailer, according to local media.
She was freed after 90 minutes.
At one crash
site, 17 vehicles, including three big rigs, reportedly had piled
up and cargo from a tipped-over semi littered the roadway.
was shut down through the afternoon because of the crashes.