Several hospitalized after large pile-up on I-70

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(WTAJ-TV) Our sister station, WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania reports that over a dozen vehicles have been involved in a pile-up on Westbound I-70. 

It happened around 10:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Emergency officials say the accident involved at least two tractor trailers and more than a dozen other vehicles.

Several people have been taken to the hospitals with a wide variety of injuries.

There is no word on any deaths, yet.

Drivers and passengers stranded in vehicles were transported to a nearby building to warm themselves.

Traffic is heavily backed up, but crews are reportedly working on a detour and the eastbound lanes have been re-opened.

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(This story was originally published on January 8, 2019)

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