911 tapes from 140 car Texas pile-up released

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas (WTVR) – Newly released 911 tapes are revealing more about the chaos and carnage during last week’s Thanksgiving Day pile-up on I-10 in Texas.

Foggy conditions caused about 140 cars and trucks to collide. In the video below, you can hear a woman begging the 911 operator for help, describing how collisions were continuing to happen all around her.

KHOU in Houston reports that people were bailing from their vehicles, knowing that the fog was getting worse, and that they needed to get their families to safety.

Two people were killed in the accident – and 90 others had to be rushed to area hospitals.