Multi-vehicle pileups create I-90 havoc
Weather causes 35 different accidents on four-mile stretch of interstate alone
Last updated 12/5/2019 at 10:40am
GEIGER — Various records on the West Plains are seemingly being broken on a regular basis these days as commercial and residential growth expands.
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, a different kind of record was broken when atmospheric conditions resulted in a perfect commuter storm that caused chain reaction collisions across the area.
While roadway surface temperature remained above freezing, snow began to fall around 2 p.m. on Interstate 90 around the Geiger Interchange. The snow melted.
Then temperatures dipped below the freezing point and the melted snow quickly turned to ice even as more snow...