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I-80 closed in both directions due to semi-truck pile-up

It is being reported that 7 semi trucks and two passenger cars were involved in the accident. (Photo by Uinta County Fire and Ambulance)

Slick conditions likely contributed to an accident that involved seven semi trucks and a pair of passenger cars that has Interstate 80 at a standstill.

According to the Uinta County Fire and Ambulance Facebook page, the road is closed between the Bridger Valley and Evanston with Fire and EMS crews responding to milepost 27 on I-80 westbound.

The post stated that four people were transported to Evanston Regional Hospital with minor injuries.

According to the Wyoming Department of Transportation, the road closed at 12:49 p.m. Officials estimate that it it will take five to seven hours to re-open the thoroughfare.

WYDOT reported this estimate via their Twitter account, @WYDOT_Southwest

Follow WYDOT on Twitter for timely updates on this accident.

Photos provided by the Uinta County Fire and Ambulance Facebook page

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