Two people were injured in a 30-vehicle crash in Montana

The victims jumped off the Yellowstone River Bridge during the accident to avoid being hit by one of the cars, the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP). tweeted. They are expected to recover.
Officials believe that the cause of the accident was ice on the bridge, according to MHP.
Ice on an interstate bridge likely caused the accident, the Montana Highway Patrol said.
The accident occurred on westbound I-90 near the I-94 split at Lockwood, about six miles northeast of Billings. I-90 WB closes from that split as Soldiers investigate the accident, MHP tweeted.
The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement in Billings on Saturday afternoon stating that a large line of snow showers was observed moving into the area at 15 mph. The statement warned that the affected highways included I-94 and I-90 and that conditions could deteriorate rapidly.

NWS reported light snow and fog in the Billings area since Saturday morning, with temperatures hovering around 20 degrees Fahrenheit in the morning and a high of 32 degrees.


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