According to our friends at the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie has recorded as many as 40 vehicles involved in accidents so far today prompting the road to close.

Travelers are being advised to expect a lengthy road closure both directions. If you're traveling WYDOT is urging you to check conditions before you go and yield to emergency crews.

Some additional details that have been relayed on from WYDOT and via the police scanner.

  • There could be up to 60 vehicles involved
  • Multiple injuries have been reported including one person trapped inside a vehicle
  • A school bus has been sent to transport several people to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
  • For more severe injruies, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has set up an accident command post on I-80