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100 jumbo cars pile up injuring 19 people on I-84 highway in Oregon freezes after drivers face extreme 10F icy conditions

A pile-up of 100 HUGE cars injured 19 people on the frozen Oregon I-84 freeway.

The massive wreckage came after multiple cars and trucks hit as drivers faced 10F weather conditions in the Blue Mountains.

More than 100 cars were involved in the accident

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More than 100 cars were involved in the accident
Drivers are forced to fight icy conditions

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Drivers are forced to fight icy conditions

According to the Oregon State Police, there were between 15 and 20 cars in the largest pile while a total of about 170 were dropped or stuck in the collision.

About 71 people were transported from the scene to the Pendleton Convention Center.

The interstate from the Idaho border to east Pendleton opened later on Tuesday.

A driver in this area said he had seen dozens of vehicles involved in collisions, some of which were overturned in the snow. KPIC reported.

Police were initially alerted to a landing between Pendleton and the summit of Deadman Pass on I-84.

Before arriving on the scene, police had been informed of more crashes and said they could hear multiple rear crashes.

It is estimated that a total of 98 vehicles were involved in the crash.

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Bobby Allyn

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