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Three dead in Virginia highway pile-up

RAW VISION: Approximately seventy-five vehicles are involved in a crash in fog near the Virginia-North Carolina border in the US on Sunday.

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Three people are dead and 25 injured after 95 vehicles piled up on a foggy US highway.

Police say the cars were caught in 17 separate crashes along the mountainous road near the Virginia-North Carolina border.

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said the injuries ranged from serious to minor.

Rescue workers at the scene of the pile-up near the Virginia- North Carolina border..

Rescue workers at the scene of the pile-up near the Virginia- North Carolina border..

Mr Geller said message boards along the interstate highway warned drivers of severe fog.

She said the crashes happened mostly because drivers were going too fast.

AP