A horrific accident on Yellowstone River Bridge in Billings, Montana has left two people injured, who have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

It can be seen in the visuals shared by Montana Highway Petrol that several vehicles were destroyed in the accident.

A horrific accident on Yellowstone River Bridge in Billings, Montana has left two people injured, who have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

Jason Lyon, the Billings Fire Chief has claimed that this was one of the deadliest accidents in the last 20 years.

Apparently, the accident occurred due to a slippery road. After the accident, the lane on westbound has been closed for traffic. Vehicles of all sizes, including SUVs trucks, cars, and vans were damaged in the accident.

Bella Contreraz, one of the eyewitnesses, has claimed that there was a pileup on the bridge which cannot be seen from a distance due to low visibility. At the time of the accident, the temperature was recorded to be below the freezing point.

30 vehicles collide on Yellowstone River BridgeAccording to the initial investigations, the road on the bridge was slippery which caused the vehicles to lose control and collide. It took the concerned authorities two hours to drag all the crashed vehicles away from the bridge.

Many states in the US have been worst hit by the severe weather conditions this year. The commuters have been warned by the weather department to limit their movement and leave their homes only when it is extremely necessary.

Around 38,000 people die in road accidents every year in the U.S.