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Up to 40 vehicles involved in fog pileup on Slovenia highway

Police in Slovenia say up to 40 vehicles have been involved in a massive pileup in dense fog on a highway

Up to 40 vehicles involved in fog pileup on Slovenia highway

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) -- Police say up to 40 vehicles have been involved in a pileup in dense fog on a highway in western Slovenia. Local media reported several people were killed.

The accident on Saturday took place on a key motorway connecting the capital of Ljubljana with the Adriatic coast. The area was wrapped in thick fog and police say this was the likely cause of the pileup.

Police released no other details, but the state STA news agency reported that five people were killed in the crash near Senozece, some 70 kilometers (42 miles) southwest of Ljubljana.


Updated : 2021-04-16 07:52 GMT+08:00