Dramatic Video Shows 47-Car Pileup In Missouri

 Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Video sent to 41 Action News shows a terrifying 47-car pileup as it unfolds in Oak Grove that claimed one person’s life. The driver of a semi-truck found himself in the middle of a pileup on I-70 Tuesday afternoon as several inches of snow fell in the area. The Highway Patrol described visibility at the time of the wreck as white-out conditions. It was initially reported that 15 cars were involved but the Missouri State Highway Patrol later clarified that 47 cars collided during the incident. Luckily, Jamon Weaver and his wife were not injured in the collision. The video shows car after car unable to slow down and sliding into other semi-trucks and passenger cars on the roadway.