CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released details regarding a crash that stopped traffic on Interstate 80, in southern Wyoming, Friday morning, March 20.
The crash involved over 27 vehicles, which included 23 commercial trucks. All parties that were injured in the crash were transported to the Ivinson Memorial Hospital, in Laramie.
Highway Patrol troopers say that the crash occurred in the eastbound lanes near milepost 331 on Interstate 80 east of Laramie.
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Around 10:18 am, it’s reported that WHP troopers stopped to check on a commercial truck that had stopped in the roadway. As the trooper was speaking with this driver, another vehicle ran into the back of the stopped commercial truck.
“This created several other drivers to lose control of their vehicles and crash,” the Highway Patrol release said. “At the time of the crash, there was dense fog and slick roads.”
The interstate remains closed while troopers continue to investigate the crash.