Highway pile-up kills 6 in SW China

2021-05-14 22:05:35 GMT2021-05-15 06:05:35(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

CHENGDU, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed and 28 others injured after a heavy truck collided with a car and a bus in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday afternoon.

Traffic police at the provincial public security department said the accident happened around 4:40 p.m. on a national highway in the city of Nanchong.

The truck collided with a car before crossing into the opposite lane and crashing head-on with a bus carrying 35 people. The injured, including four in a serious condition, have been sent to local hospitals.

The flow of traffic has now resumed on the highway, and an investigation into the cause of the accident is still underway.