Cheney Free Press -

By Lee Hughes
Staff reporter 

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...



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