Death toll in vehicle collision rises to nine in east China

17:01, July 21, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

The death toll in a vehicle collision accident occurred on a highway section in east China's Zhejiang Province Thursday morning has risen to nine, as police found one more body from the distorted van truck.

The overloaded van bumped into the rear of a heavy haul trailer at around 4:49 a.m. on the highway linking Ningbo and Wenzhou in the province.

All of the casualties occurred on the van. The 3-seat van carried 13 people with five squeezing in the driver's cabin and eight hiding in the carriage compartment.

The accident site remains cordoned off, as police are clearing steel bars dropped from the heavily-loaded trailer.

Cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:梁军)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Dunhuang art works exhibited in S China
  • Seville fashion promoted at Moda de Sevilla show
  • Hainan builds 53,800 houses for low income families
  • Students take part in celebration of Cacique Lempira Day
  • Mountainous scenery in 17th stage of Tour de France
  • Divers train at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Hot Forum Discussion