Four vehicles catch fire on east China expressway, 7 dead

2017-11-15 06:01:02 GMT2017-11-15 14:01:02(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
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 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province
 Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province

Latest: Seven people were killed in the road accident, according to Anhui authorities.

HEFEI, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- Four vehicles caught fire on Wednesday following a pile-up of more than 30 vehicles on an expressway in east China's Anhui Province, according to local fire authorities.

As of 11 a.m., about three hours after the accident occurred in Fuyang City, firefighters rescued 17 people trapped in vehicles, while precise casualties remain unknown.

The blaze was extinguished at 10:38 a.m.. Rescue work is underway.

 

 

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