Blowing dust causes major crash on Highway 349

UPTON COUNTY -- Several people were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries, after a ten-car pileup in Upton County.

On Sunday troopers with DPS responded to a call of a crash on Highway 349 north of Rankin.

When troopers arrived on scene they found a crash involving a total of 10 vehicles, with several people injured.

According to DPS, the crash was caused by thunderstorms with strong winds blowing dust through the area.

The crash was said to be a chain reaction.