69-Car Pileup Injures Dozens, Shuts Down Highway During Holiday Travel Rush | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/23/2019

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Interstate 64 was shut down in both directions near Williamsburg, Virginia, after an at least 69-car chain reaction accident. Millions of Americans are on the move for the holidays, with dangerous weather adding to the chaos. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch mor...



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Tonight, the holiday travel rush brought to a scary halt on virginia roads, a nearly 70 car chain reaction accident, shutting down interstate 64 in both directions. Near williamsburg i got on my car and i went to assisted a woman. Who'S like was penned inside parador brae halliwell, captured this video after his car slid on black ice crashing in at a massive pileup. Halliwell somehow walked away, ...
hile crews took 51 others to nearby hospitals. We do not know the cause of the accident at this time, but we do have positive factors which is heavy fog and icy road conditions that move despite potentially dangerous weather. More than a hundred million americans opting to drive to theirholiday destinations at least four million people are under flash flood watches across the southeast, where a storm systems expected to dump heavy rain and bring with it. Gusty winds, major travel hubs, miami in atlanta already expecting delays, but mother nature isn't the only problem at lax. This fiery scene caused a traffic nightmare flames, torching three empty passenger buses from being a fast response, but fortunately no flight delays over the next two weeks. Air travel nationwide expected to jump nearly 5 percent, with nearly 7 million people planning to fly between now and new year's day in seattle, the issue was short staffing: a lack of baggage handlers led to some missing flights bags and waiting. Hoursfor answers. I'M morgan with christmas. This week, how do things look as the week goes on? Well.

Ok, today is the first full official day of winter. Here in atlanta, the rain is coming down in the conditions gusty, but if you're traveling on thursday, the day after kristin, which was triple-a says, should be the busiest of the travel season. Well, the good news is is that the national forecast is calling for a warm-up. So that drive home could be feeling like downright auto-pay nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch the latest interviews, showhighlights and digital exclusives. Thanks for watching.


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