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Massive Snow Squall Causes 100-Car Pileup In Toronto

A Canadian highway was shut down on Thursday after sudden, fierce winter weather caused a multi-car collision.

Posted on February 27, 2014, at 3:07 p.m. ET

A huge snow squall struck the outskirts of Toronto this morning, making for a dangerous morning commute.

CTV

The weather change was sudden and led to limited visibility.

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Adam Stanley@n_adam_stanley

10 minutes ago it was so bright and sunny I needed shades. Now, in the middle of a surprise snow squall. FU nature.

08:57 AM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

White out conditions in orangeville, making the morning commute almost impossible @CP24 #snowsquall

Tarun Verma@Sound_Theory

White out conditions in orangeville, making the morning commute almost impossible @CP24 #snowsquall

10:44 AM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It was blamed for a near 100-car pileup on a highway north of Toronto.

Here's the front of the pileup on Highway 400, as seen from our chopper. 96 vehicles involved.

Chris Kitching@chriskitching

Here's the front of the pileup on Highway 400, as seen from our chopper. 96 vehicles involved.

11:21 AM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

EXTENDED: Dozens of vehicles crumpled in pileup on Highway 7A near Port Perry, Ont.: http://t.co/8yrelgbrkv

CTV Toronto@CTVToronto

EXTENDED: Dozens of vehicles crumpled in pileup on Highway 7A near Port Perry, Ont.: http://t.co/8yrelgbrkv

02:00 PM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sgt. Woodford: "A lot of people are still being looked at by EMS with cuts and bruises." http://t.co/4QA6ZWXkcw

Global News Toronto@globalnewsto

Sgt. Woodford: "A lot of people are still being looked at by EMS with cuts and bruises." http://t.co/4QA6ZWXkcw

12:13 PM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

No major injuries were reported, according to the Toronto Star.

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