• This one's 'lucky' (so far) in that there haven't (yet) been any fatalities (but two in critical condition). Eleven serious injuries:

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019­/dec/23/sixty-nine-vehicle-pileup-in-vir­ginia-injures-more-than-50

    Motorways are generally the roads with the best crash record (with a few exceptional locations down the years), but when something unexpected or rare happens, like foggy conditions, people are usually unprepared, and then these mass pile-ups occur. I haven't heard of one for a while, but there used to be several a year in Germany, mostly with fatalities.

    Fingers crossed the worst-affected victims make it.

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