EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Icy Conditions Cause Multiple Car Pileup On I-49 In Springdale

SPRINGDALE (KFSM)-- Crews were on scene of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 49 in Springdale according to Arkansas State Police.

Officers responded to the accident on (Dec. 31) shortly before 1 a.m.  According to dispatch, several people have been transported to area hospitals but the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

The 5NEWS crew on scene reported more than 20 cars either crashed or went into a ditch.  Drivers were also seen swerving.

Arkansas State Police was on the scene controlling traffic. Springdale Firefighters along with EMS were also assisting.

Continue to stay with 5NEWS for more on this developing story.