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Today marks one year since massive 102-car pileup on I-95

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- February 25, 2016 marks one year since the massive car pileup on I-95 in Carmel.

It involved a total of 102 vehicles with 149 people going through the fear of what to do in that situation.

"I'm absolutely shocked we don't have any fatalities," said Maine State Police Lt. Hashey on the day of the accident.

An official report released from State Police stated out of the 149 occupants involved in the incident, 148 of them were either wearing a seatbelt, in a safety seat or were on a school bus.

The crash happened at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 25 in Carmel and shutdown both northbound lanes on the major highway. The crash involved many cars, a school bus and tractor trailers.

Investigators determined the pileup started with an SUV which lost control on the slippery pavement.

Join NEWS CENTER's Kayla Binette as she shares the stories of two woman, caught in the melee. Only on NEWS CENTER at 6 p.m.

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