At least six people have died in a horrific accident on a Texas highway. The accident involved more than 100 vehicles. At least 36 people were injured in the accident.
The pileup occurred on Interstate 35, near Fort Worth, Texas. According to local authorities, the track was slippery due to snowfall and severe winter storm,
The police have set up a family reunification center at a community center near the site.
The fire department has claimed that the number of deaths could rise as rescuers are still working on the accident site. The winter storm has affected different parts of the highway.
Snowstorms are also expected in different cities, including Arkansas to Kentucky.
Thousands of homes and commercial buildings were left without power. Kentucky and West Virginia are among the worst affected states.
Meanwhile, authorities in Kentucky have directed the people to stay home due to severe winter conditions. The Kentucky Governor has ordered the closing of state offices due to bad weather. He has declared a state of emergency.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price has expressed her condolence for the deceased and asked for prayers for the affected families.
The accident is regarded as one of the deadliest ones in the past few decades.