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Synonyms for pileup

a wrecking of a vehicle

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multiple collisions of vehicles

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75-vehicle pileup in Maine leaves at least 17 injured
DUBAI -- Dust kicked up by wind reduced visibility across the UAE on Thursday morning and caused a string of pileups involving 23 vehicles on Dubai Bypass Road in which at least nine people were injured.
The highway police said a trailer truck transporting vehicles slammed into a tour bus that was stopping due to a traffic jam, leading to the three pileups involving passenger cars and trucks coming from behind.
While these researchers study how blood-flow patterns lead to traffic jams and pileups, others are delving into biochemical details of the endothelial cell itself, focusing on the effects flow can have on its metabolism.
Finally, the July survey results show anecdotally that the ability to telework is an important component of business continuity: several respondents commented that they worked during vacation to reduce the pileups they would face when they returned - teleworking enabled them to rejoin the flow without post-vacation down time.
One person died and more than 10 were injured Friday in multiple pileups in Hokkaido, northern Japan, while one person was killed in an 11-vehicle pileup in the neighboring prefecture of Aomori as the area was gripped by poor weather, police said.
The symposium was sponsored by the Antelope Valley Dustbusters Task Force, a combination of government, industry and academia created in 1991 to try to stem the dust storms that darkened valley skies, buried fences and blinded motorist to cause chain-reaction pileups.
Take on various real-life scenarios in Lightning Mode, complete with dramatic pileups, walls of smoke, and constant door-to-door, three-wide racing, to test your nerve and improve your racing skills.
The multivehicle crash follows 12- and 11-vehicle pileups on the Golden State Freeway in the truck lanes of the Newhall Pass in January and a 10-vehicle crash on the Antelope Valley Freeway near San Fernando Road last month.
Last month, two pileups involving a total of 24 rigs and buses on the lanes reserved for trucks halted morning rush-hour traffic in both directions for hours near the junction of the Golden State and Antelope Valley freeways.
Earlier this month, three rain-induced multivehicle pileups resulted in injuries to several motorists in the area.