Six killed in road accident in China

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 17:52

Beijing: Six people were killed and 10 others injured when an overloaded motorised tricycle overturned in China`s northern Shanxi Province.

The accident took place yesterday when the vehicle, carrying 16 people, was coming down a hillside close to a village in Shilou County, local officials said.
Five people died on the spot and another died in hospital. They were all workers at an auxiliary project of a transformer station.
Overloading and mechanical errors caused the accident, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 17:52

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