A “super fog” causes seven deaths in a major chain accident on a highway

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A large fog bank that engulfed a highway caused a pileup of at least 158 ​​vehicles with a death toll of seven in the southern US state of Louisiana, authorities said Monday.

The so-called "super fog," which U.S. media reported was caused by a combination of fire smoke and dense fog, caused a massive pileup on Interstate 55, about 30 miles from New Orleans, New Orleans state police said. Louisiana in a statement.

Photos released by police showed both lanes of a highway bridge where the accident occurred blocked by crashed vehicles, including dozens burned.

A fire broke out on the highway, according to police.

More than 25 people were taken to the hospital, not counting "many victims (who) sought medical assistance on their own."

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