- Two people died in a pile in Pennsylvania that contained dozens of cars on the 80s interstate.
- Spirit Airlines ’flight to the terminal descended from a taxiway after landing safely.
- Residents of several states are advised to avoid traveling.
- More than 70,000 customers had no electricity on Thursday morning.
The deadly winter storm continued to cause treason, knocked out power, and closed hundreds of schools from North Carolina to New England on Thursday.
In Baltimore, a Spirit Airlines flight slid off a taxiway at 6:18 a.m. Thursday after landing safely at BWI Marshall Airport, WBFF-TV reported. The flight, which carried 111 people on board, took a taxi to a terminal as it slid into the grass. No one was injured, the report said. Passengers were transported on board shuttle buses to the terminal.
Hundreds of vehicle accidents have been reported, some of which have been fatal from the central Atlantic states to the Northeast.
At least four deaths have been blamed on a system dubbed the Winter Storm Gail by The Weather Channel.
There were two people he died in an accident shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday According to the State Police, dozens of vehicles are involved in Clinton County Interstate 80 in northwestern Pennsylvania.
“It has affected 30 to 60 vehicles, with multiple injuries, and there are currently two deaths,” a Plennsylvania State Police spokesman, Cpl. Brent Miller told weather.com.
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The interstate was left closed in both directions on Thursday morning as soldiers and tugs worked to remove the vehicles, WBRE reported The WBRE said the state Department of Transportation did not expect the interstate states to reopen before noon.
A 63-year-old man walking a snowdrift was hit and killed by a plow on Wednesday at around 4:45 p.m. in northern Versailles, Pennsylvania, KDKA-TV reported. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the victim as John Vichie of North Versailles.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said a person was killed and two were injured in an interstate 135 collision in Park City, Kansas on Tuesday. Travis Smith, 41, of Newton, died after Buick Century crossed the median and crashed into a Ford Flex frontal, the highway patrol reported. Two people were injured in the Ford.
The county was under winter weather advice at the time of the accident, the Wichita Eagle reported, and the National Meteorological Service registered nearly an inch of snow at its West Wichita facility.
The shutdown conditions made it extremely difficult to drive on the roads in Massachusetts on Thursday morning, the WCVB reported.
It’s a lot of snow. It’s not a typical snowstorm, it’s a bigger, bigger, bigger type of snowstorm, “Boston Mayor Marty Walsh told NBC10 Boston.” It’s our first big storm in 19 months here in Boston. “- Walsh” I hope we didn’t break a record this year, but 2020 is one of the years we can assume. “
At least six people were injured when 19 vehicles crashed around 6pm on Henry Hudson Parkway in New York Wednesday during heavy snowfall, WABC-TV reported. Officials say four of the injuries are serious but not life-threatening, the report added. The south lanes of the park road were closed for about three and a half hours.
New York City Governor Mario Cuomo said in a briefing Thursday morning that there were more than 600 accidents in the state during the storm.
The New Jersey State Police is over 200 snow-related accidents and helped more than 425 motorists at 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
In Maryland, two police officers and a civilian were injured in an accident on a Hanover Street bridge in South Baltimore on Wednesday at 10:50 p.m., the WBFF reported. At least eight vehicles have been involved in an accident on Highway 695 in the Towson District of Baltimore County, the WBFF said.
The governors of Pennsylvania and New Jersey declared a state of emergency over the Winter Storm Gail. Governor of New York declared a state of emergency 18 counties.
More than 600 flights were canceled on Thursday because of the storm, writes flightaware.com. On Wednesday, 770 flights were canceled.
More than 70,000 homes and businesses were without electricity Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m., according to poweroutage.us. More than half of these were in Virginia.
The National Meteorological Service’s office in Binghamton, New York, reported 41 inches of snow. A trained observer reported 43 inches in Litchfield, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southwest of Binghamtom. More than 3 meters of snow fell in many areas.
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