One killed, five "critically" injured in 70 car pileup on I-35

Video from an Iowa DOT camera shows dozens of cars piled up on I-35 SB near Ames. I-35 SB is shut down at the 116 mile marker. (photo courtesy Iowa DOT)

One person has died and five people were critically hurt in a massive pileup on I-35 near Ames on Monday.

KCCI reports the crash involved as many as seventy cars were involved in the pileup that happened around 11 a.m.

I-35 SB is still closed as of 4 p.m. as crews continue to clean up the crash.

Reports into the National Weather Service say 2.5" of snow has already fallen as of 1 p.m. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for this area through 7 p.m. Monday night.

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