Several tractor-trailers involved in 15-vehicle pileup on Mass Pike

Two cars crashed between 2 tractor-trailers
Massachusetts State Police

Icy conditions are being blamed for a 15-vehicle pileup on the Massachusetts Turnpike late Thursday night, Feb. 23.

Several tractor-trailers were involved in the chain-reaction crashes that occurred at about 11:20 p.m. in Brimfield. about 26 miles east of Springfield.

Several motorists injured in the collisions were taken to an area hospital.

All lanes of the turnpike were closed until about 5 a.m. today.

Icy road conditions also appear to have caused a fatal accident Wednesday, Feb. 22 on Highway 7 near Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Iowa State Patrol says a man lost control of his Ford Expedition and collided with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the Expedition died of their injuries.