Up to 100 cars involved in highway pileup

VIENNA, Austria Police in the province of Upper Austria said five of the injured were seriously hurt.

Some people were believed to be trapped in their vehicles and rescue efforts were hampered by the snow, police said.

The accident happened on the westbound A1 autobahn between the towns of Seewalchen and St. Georgen, northeast of Salzburg, police said. That section of the autobahn has been closed in both directions.

No other details were immediately available.

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