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Heavy Rains damage I-88 again

2006 has been a bad year for Interstate 88 when it comes to the weather.

In June, heavy rains forced the closure of nearly half the Interstate, and a collapsed culvert killed two truck drivers in Unadilla.

This time it was mudslides.

The heavy rain Thursday and Thursday night caused a mud and rockslide on I-88 between Interstate 81 and Port Crane near the city of Binghamton. The slide caused a multiple vehicle wreck, seriously injuring one. Another slide damaged Interstate 81 in Binghamton near the Kamikaze Curve.

Tier weathers another storm ---Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin

UPDATE: The total amount of cars involved in the wreck from the mudslide was 20. The most seriously injured was an Arizona couple whose rental car was thrown into the air and landed on another vehicle. Witnesses said the slide sounded like a loud train moving through when the slide occurred.

Witness says I-88 mudslide soulded loud as a train ---Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin.

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