Blizzard Causes 100 Car Pileup in North Dakota

Blizzard Causes 100 Car Pileup in North Dakota

POSTED: Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 4:33pm

UPDATED: Monday, January 17, 2011 - 10:38am

Update at 6:31 p.m. MST: NORTH DAKOTA— Interstate 94 has been closed on both east and westbound lanes from Jamestown and Fargo due to high winds causing near zero visibility and icy conditions.

A “No Travel Advisory” is in effect for the south central and eastern portion of the state. Motorists are being advised to use extra caution if driving in the area.

Cities affected by the “No Travel Advisory” include: East of Bismarck, Flasher, Selfridge, Fort Yates, Linton, Napoleon, Steele, Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Ellendale, Devils Lake, Carrington, Rugby, Rolla, Langdon, Casselton, Fargo, Wahpeton, Hillsboro, Grand Forks, Drayton, Cavalier, and surrounding areas.

A “Travel Alert” has been issued for cities around Minot and Devils Lake, west of Bismarck and surrounding areas. The “Travel Alert” is in effect for central North Dakota through Saturday morning. Motorists are still allowed to travel, but may experience dangerous winter driving conditions.

Earlier Thursday, a 100 car pileup was reported on I-94. No injuries have been reported.

Stay with for more information.


NORTH DAKOTA— Interstate 94 is a tangled mess after a 100 car pileup.

State police in North Dakota, west of Fargo, are untangling the mess after icy roads and poor visibility from blowing snow were to blame for the pileup.

I-94 is closed and police and tow trucks were working on removing the damaged vehicles.

The area is under a blizzard warning and residents are being advised not to travel if at all possible.

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got a little bit of snow in el paso tx didnt think i would ever see that being from maine go patriots win the big one agian tom brady for MVP

Suppose it had anything to do with the speed limit in that area usually being enforced @ 87 mph?

glad to hear no injuries to report must of been out of staters happy new year

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