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Synonyms for pileup

a wrecking of a vehicle

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multiple collisions of vehicles

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A pileup on the New York State Thruway between Batavia and LeRoy caused multiple injuries, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle said.
Thousands of motorists use the LEW daily and their lives are in danger as dangerous pedestrian movement on it may result into a serious accident and pileup any time.
However, there are other reports that suggest the "DWTS" tour bus accident happened on Interstate 80, as part of a 20-vehilce pileup. 
In the direction towards Abu Dhabi on the road, a 10-car pileup accident was reported, while in the opposite direction a five-car pileup took place as motorists struggled to drive in the foggy conditions.
The pileups in Etna, near Bangor, happened at about 7:30 a.m.
In the last two years, Jeddah and Makkah experienced repeated garbage pileups as workers stayed off work.
"Pileups there are one of the biggest risks that can occur in the running of the bulls," he said.
Nanjing (China), June 3 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 11 people were dead and 19 others were injured, five seriously, in seven highway pileups caused by heavy fog that occurred Sunday morning in east China's Jiangsu Province.
unveiled several advanced technologies Wednesday that it says could help prevent an accident even if the driver wrongly steps on the gas pedal before parking, or prevent pileups on the expressway, as part of its ''Safety Shield'' concept.
LIKE a lot of men, he probably sees his driving as an extension of his masculinity but that mentality causes road rage and pileups.
As artistic director/choreographer of Montreal's Rubberbandance Group, he mixes hip hop with contemporary and classical dance in a speedy, uber-physical hybrid that blends easy elegance with male-female confrontations that threaten to become pileups. When he's finished, the audience is whooping.
A man was killed in two pileups which closed the southbound carriageway of the M6 for more than eight hours.
More sensitivity to collisions would have made the ants cringe and defer so much that they'd never get anywhere, but too little sensitivity would have created hundred-ant pileups.