Several drivers said they tried to help others who were stuck in their cars before rescue crews got on the scene.

Witnesses described some cars being "crushed like accordions."

UNCUT: Man in deadly I-75 crash talks about helping trapped driver.

I75 at Springwells Detroit

IMAGES: I-75 crash caused by massive whiteout

Published On: Jan 31 2013 10:34:29 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 31 2013 01:59:21 PM EST

A whiteout is being blamed for a massive accident on southbound I-75 at Springwells Street Thursday morning.

Massive crash shuts down I-75 at Springwells
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Michigan State Police said two people are dead, 20 people are hurt and dozens of cars crushed in a massive crash that has closed a portion of I-75 in Detroit.