Whiteout conditions cause 4 multi-vehicle pileups in Ontario, Canada

Whiteout conditions cause 4 multi-vehicle pileups in Ontario, Canada

Whiteout conditions on Highway 400 between Highway 89 and Mapleview Drive near Barrie, Ontario caused a major multi-vehicle pileup around 10:00 local time on February 25, 2019. The highway was reopened several hours after the crash and only minor injuries have been reported. Three other pileups took place in the province on the same day, one resulted in several serious injuries.

A major accident took place during zero visibility approximately 100 km (62 miles) north of Toronto, Canada, involving more than 70 vehicles.

"We have zero visibility... snow and blowing snow," Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt reported immediately after the accident, urging all other drives to stay away. "The collisions that were involved were fender benders piling into one another to the other to the other," Schmidt said.

The highway was closed in both directions for several hours before emergency responders and tow trucks cleared it out.

Luckily, only minor injuries have been reported.

Three other multi-vehicle pileups took place in other parts of the province on the same day.

An 18-vehicle collision in Champlain Township resulted in seven injuries, some of it serious.

Another pileup involved 20 vehicles on Highway 11 near Orillia, also around 10:00 local time, and resulted in no serious injuries.

The fourth pileup took place on Highway 115 near Peterborough when 14 vehicles crashed. The National Post said there were no serious injuries reported.

More than 175 000 people were still without power more than 24 hours after strong winds hit the province.

The peak of the storm with wind gusts of 128 km/h (80 mph) took place late Sunday into Monday morning.

Featured image: Major multi-vehicle pileup in Ontario on February 25, 2019. Credit: Sgt Kerry Schmidt

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