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Icy Conditions Cause Three Wrecks at Same Location, No Injuries

Jack Knifed Semi 12-4-13Icy conditions on Interstate 70 in Russell County early Wednesday morning were to blame for three non-injury accidents at the same location say authorities.

According to the Russell County Sheriff's Office, the first wreck, reported at 5:45 AM Wednesday, was a jack-knifed semi truck in the median of I-70 at mile marker 198 (seen pictured courtesy of Russell County Sheriff's Office). The semi involved was a 2012 Peterbuilt driven by an Alabama man.

At 6:23 AM, another non-injury accident at the same location occurred. It involved a 2004 Chevy driven by a Hays woman, where the vehicle struck a guardrail.

And at 6:54 AM, yet another non-injury accident was reported at mile marker 198. It involved a 2008 Dodge driven by another Hays woman as she had also struck the guardrail.

The Russell County Sheriff's Office, Russell County EMS, the Russell City Fire Department and Dorrance First Responders were on scene for the accidents.

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