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Three die in 95-car pile up

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.

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.

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

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

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.. 

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

AP