February 06, 2018
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As Winter Storm Liam spreads through the good old U.S.A., a mixture of snow, sleet, ice, and rain can be expected across the Plains, Midwest and Northeast, heightening the risks for more dangerous large car crashes.
Yesterday, a 70-car pileup occured in Iowa along Interstate 35. One of the vehicles amidst the chaos was the tour bus transporting the Dancing With the Stars cast and crew. Local officials described the crash as one of the worst pileups they’ve seen, resulting in one fatality and critically injuring at least five others. Interstate 35 was closed as well but later reopened later in the evening.
In the neighboring state of Missouri, frigid temperatures made road conditions equally dangerous. Missouri has reported 650 road accidents statewide, and Interstate 44 alone has witnessed about 70 of those accidents. Sunday afternoon, 3 crashes in total along the interstate created a 100-car pileup. The massive collision caused damage to several vehicles and shut down the major highway.
Drivers are advised to use extra caution while dangerous road conditions continue. Don’t let hazardous conditions stop you. Drive prepared. Drive you and your loved ones with the confidence that comes with the Premier Family Emergency Kit.
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Last week, Papua New Guinea was shaken by a violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake, generating landslides and floods. The quake killed at least 15 people and injuring dozens more.
As Papua New Guinea was beginning to recover, another earthquake hit the small island today, measuring at magnitude 6.7 -- that’s the equivalent to California’s Northridge earthquake in 1994. Two more aftershocks followed -- 5.0 and 5.1. Bringing the death toll to at least 67 people killed from the earthquakes in Papua New Guinea. Around 150,000 people require aid after these earthquakes and aftershocks.