11 dead after truck-bus collision in Jiangsu

2021-04-05 12:04:09

Aerial photo taken on April 4, 2021 shows the traffic resume at the site of the truck-bus collision in East China's Jiangsu province. [Photo/Xinhua] At least 11 people died and 19 others were injured in a truck accident at Shenyang-Haikou Highway's Yancheng section in Jiangsu province on Sunday morning. The accident happened at around 1 am, as the truck crossed the fence along the middle of the road and crashed into the passenger bus, causing the latter to overturn as well as the rear-end collision of another two trucks in line. Aerial photo taken on April 4, 2021 shows the traffic resume at the site of the truck-bus collision in East China's Jiangsu province. [Photo/Xinhua]   The dead include seven from the passenger bus, two from the truck that crossed the fence, and two from the two trucks in the rear-end collision.  The Ministry of Public Security has dispatched a working team to the spot for investigation. Wu Zhenglong, Jiangsu's governor, has reached Yancheng to organize the rescue work and investigate the accident. Xinhua contributed to the story