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More than 20 injured in E China car accident

(Xinhua)

08:34, September 03, 2012

HANGZHOU, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- More than 20 people were injured after a passenger bus veered off a highway and fell six to seven meters down a slope in Zhejiang province on Sunday, rescuers said.

The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on the Hangzhou-Nanjing Highway near the city of Huzhou. A bus careened off the road after trying to dodge a forthcoming truck, a rescuer said.

An initial probe shows the bus, designed for more than 30 passengers, was not overloaded when the accident happened.

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