3 Dead in 95-Car Pileup

    This image provided by WXII Channel 12 news,  shows the scene following a 75-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 near the Virginia-North Carolina border in Galax, Va., on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Virginia State Police say three people have been killed and more than 20 are injured and traffic is backed up about 8 miles. (AP Photo/WXII, William Bottomley) MANDAORY CREDIT: WXII,WILLIAM BOTTOMLEY

    William Bottomley/WXII Channel 12 news via AP

    A massive collision on a mountainous, foggy Virginia road on Sunday afternoon resulted in at least three deaths and 20 injuries. The pileup, which involved 95 vehicles, occured on a stretch of Interstate 77 in southwest Virginia near North Carolina, where visibility was poor. Traffic was backed up for more than eight miles in the southbound lane while the northbound lane was closed for emergency vehicles. The seriousness of the injuries and the duration of the road closure weren’t immediately known.

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