Thursday morning at least 100 vehicles were involved in a massive pileup crash on Interstate 35W in Fort Worth, including several 18-wheelers. Five people have been confirmed dead according to WFAA. Police say the total number of injuries still remains unknown at this time.

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The crash happened around 6 a.m. as drivers were dealing with inclement weather across North Texas, including freezing rain.All of the victims who crews could access and needed medical treatment have been taken to the hospital. Some victims remained trapped in their car for several hours until they could be rescued and treated by the medical team.

Ft. Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Fire Chief Jim Davis, and Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes are scheduled to hold a news conference at 4:30 p.m. to share the latest updates.

The interstate is expected to be closed for the rest of Thursday. Police urged people to stay home and off the roads if they do not need to be traveling today.

According to CNN, at least nine people have died in car crashes as of Thursday evening due to winter storms across the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, according to a count by CNN.

 

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