Snowy conditions cause massive pileup at Donner Pass

An accident blocked multiple lanes of traffic Saturday near Donner Pass. (Photo: Caltrans)
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An accident blocked multiple lanes of traffic Saturday near Donner Pass. (Photo: Caltrans)

Snowy conditions led to a multiple-vehicle wreck Saturday that left traffic at a standstill for hours along Donner Pass.

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The accident blocked multiple lanes of eastbound I-80 around 11:04 a.m., according to Caltrans.

Drivers were seen standing outside of their vehicles as they waited for traffic to move again as a snowstorm blanketed the area.

The vehicles were removed about an hour later, Caltrans said.

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