Blizzard Behind I-80 Pileup in Western Nebraska

SIDNEY – Blizzard conditions are blamed for a major accident in western Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says the pileup entangled over a dozen vehicles Friday afternoon on Interstate 80 about five miles west of Sidney.

Troopers estimated between 15 and 20 vehicles were a part of the chain reaction crash. There was no initial word on any injuries.

Many highways in western Nebraska have been closed down because of the blizzard.