Icy road conditions cause deadly accidents, pileups on I-95 in Baltimore area

Icy conditions overnight led to massive pileups and deadly accidents on I-95 in the Baltimore area Saturday.

Two fatalities and over a dozen injuries were reported when a tanker veered off the interstate in Baltimore, crashed and caught fire, according to The Associated Press.

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At least 30 cars were involved in a pileup accident on northbound I-95, according to Bob Maloney, of the Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management.

The Baltimore area is under a winter weather advisory. More sleet and freezing rain is expected in the area, and road conditions are expected to remain hazardous. Transportation officials are urging those in the Baltimore area to stay off the roads until the conditions improve.

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