China: 13 killed in two major road accidents

Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 11:04

Beijing: Thirteen people were killed in two
different road accidents in China, one of which included a
major pile up on a express highway.

Ten people were killed and 14 others were injured after a
bus, with 24 people on board overturned last night in
Shanghai, according to the municipal government`s information

Seven people were killed at the scene while three died
later in the hospital, the office said.
The office said the bus is a shuttle vehicle of Inventec
(Shanghai) Corporation.

The victims are believed to be the company`s employees.
Meanwhilem, six pileups on a fog-shrouded expressway
section in northwest China`s Shaanxi Province Thursday morning
have left three people dead and four others injured.

Police said the accident occurred in the Baotou-Maoming
Expressway in Yulin City, Shaanxi, at around 6 am and involved
19 vehicles, 18 of which are heavy trucks.

The injured have been rushed to hospital, state-run news
agency Xinhua reported.


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First Published: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 11:04

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