North and southbound lanes open on U.S. 131 after multiple vehicle accident

CADILLAC — Both north and southbound lanes on U.S. 131 are now open after being closed down by a 20-vehicle pileup.U.S. 131 was closed south of M-1...

November 19, 2022
2:20 AM

CADILLAC — Both north and southbound lanes on U.S. 131 are now open after being closed down by a 20-vehicle pileup.U.S. 131 was closed south of M-115 and north of 20 Mile for several hours after a multiple-vehicle traffic accident occurred early Friday afternoon.Osceola County Undersheriff Jed Avery said it seems the pileup began with two jackknifed semi trucks heading southbound on U.S. 131. The stall caused several additional accidents. There were two minor injuries.Avery said both a lack of visibility due to whiteout conditions and speed are presumed to be the root cause of the pileup.

Ricardo Martin