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Five killed after coach overturns in E China

(Xinhua)

16:55, October 10, 2011

HANGZHOU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Five people were killed and 27 others injured when a coach overturned in east China's Zhejiang Province on Monday morning, local authorities said.

The accident happened at 9:48 a.m. on the 204 Provincial Highway in Changxing County, when a coach carrying 31 passengers overturned after colliding with a car, said an official from the county government of Changxing.

Five people on the coach died, and the 27 injured, including nine people in serious condition, have been admitted to local hospitals, said the official.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

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