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pileup

[′pīl‚əp]
(electronics)
A set of moving and fixed contacts, insulated from each other, formed as a unit for incorporation in a relay or switch. Also known as stack.
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According the information, which was taken by the authorities that the cause of the accident was a race of the two vans which caused to have injured three people as a result of pileup in which also 20 cars took heavy damage.
The turnpike was shut down in both directions around midday after the pileup began with a dozen tractor-trailer trucks jack-knifed on both sides of the highway, blocking traffic, the state police said.
There was another pileup involving three cars about 300 meters away from the first accident.
The pileup occurred near the Virginia-North Carolina border.
org/article/massive-pileup-shuts-i-10-texas-dozens-injured#overlay-context=article/garment-salesman-arrested-3-ny-merchant-deaths) Associated Press that the fog in the area on I-10 where the pileup took place is extremely dense.
He attributed the pileup to the sandstorm which reduced visibility in the open area.
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.
In neighboring Guizhou province, seven people died and 15 were injured after a truck crashed into a gas station in fog Monday, causing a pileup involving more than 100 cars.
Reading Original Youth is like watching a highway pileup in slow motion.
A truck carrying containers with poisonous substances was involved in a six-vehicle pileup travelling northbound near Corley services at 7.
The four are suspected of negligence and causing a five-vehicle pileup on the metropolitan expressway in downtown Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on Jan.
Cars carrying Interim Afghan authority leader Hamid Karzai and Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah were involved in a five-vehicle pileup on the Shuto expressway in downtown Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on Tuesday afternoon, but both Karzai and Abdullah escaped unhurt, police said.