10-car pileup on icy I-80 closes onramp

Published: Thursday, Oct. 25 2012 10:00 p.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY —  Icy conditions from winter storms caused a multiple car pileup and minor injuries on I-80 Thursday night.

Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Todd Johnson said the accident at the Wright Brothers flyover ramp on eastbound I-80 happened just after 9 p.m. Officers were unsure exactly how many cars were involved, estimating between 10 and 12 vehicles.

The accident closed down the ramp and blocked eastbound lanes on the highway, but police were hoping to have the road open by midnight. Only minor injuries were reported.

McKenzie Romero

Twitter: @McKenzieRomero

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