12/17/2012 06:36 EST | Updated 02/16/2013 05:12 EST

Dozens of vehicles involved in pileup in Quebec

PORTNEUF, Que. - Dozens of vehicles were involved in a pileup on a slippery road today near Quebec City.

At least 30 vehicles were involved in the accident on an icy stretch of highway in Portneuf, Que.

A number of people sustained minor injuries.

The accident on Highway 40 involved transport trucks and cars, and multiple collisions that saw some cars hit repeatedly.

Some vehicles left their lane and many wound up in the snow-covered ditch bordering the highway.