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6 semi-trucks involved in Wyoming pileup; driver extricated from cab with minor injuries

Jan 25, 2022, 11:28 AM
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UINTA COUNTY, Wyo. — At least one person was injured after several semi-trucks were involved in a crash in southwestern Wyoming on Tuesday.

Officials with Uinta County Fire & Ambulance said the crash happened along Interstate 80 near milepost 52, which is between Evanston and Rock Springs.

Emergency crews said it took them over two hours to extricate a driver from one of the approximately six semi-trucks involved in the crash; that driver suffered minor injuries.

County officials urged drivers to slow down through the area and use caution on the extremely slick roads.

Blowing and drifting snow, along with slick road conditions and reduced visibility were reported along I-80 throughout southwestern Wyoming Tuesday morning.

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6 semi-trucks involved in Wyoming pileup; driver extricated from cab with minor injuries