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|Several killed in Florida pile-up
||Several killed in Florida pile-up
(about 4 hours later)
|At least three people have died in a 50-vehicle pile up on a busy motorway, blanketed by fog and smoke from bush fires in the US state of Florida.||At least three people have died in a 50-vehicle pile up on a busy motorway, blanketed by fog and smoke from bush fires in the US state of Florida.|
Video footage showed the smouldering remains of dozens of burned-out lorries and cars, and long queues of traffic on both sides of the motorway.
Emergency services were shown at the scene attending to the wounded.
The incident occurred on a stretch of Interstate 4, between Tampa and Orlando in central Florida.