Texas highway reopens after multi-car pileup in dense fog

2 years 5 months 1 week ago Tuesday, January 01 2019 Jan 1, 2019 January 01, 2019 8:41 AM January 01, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Officials in Texas say more than 50 people were evaluated for medical care after a massive multi-car pileup in foggy weather early Tuesday.

The Austin Police Department says about 20 to 30 vehicles were involved in wrecks on State Highway 130 near Harold Green Road shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Emergency officials say paramedics evaluated 56 people at the scene, and nine people were taken to hospitals.

Officials say their injuries aren't life-threatening.

All lanes of the highway reopened by 9 a.m. Tuesday after crews cleaned up the wreckage.

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