China: Over 200 Cars Involve In Fatal Crash

AT least one person has been killed after heavy fog caused a pile-up of over 200 vehicles near the city of Zhengzhou, in central China. State media reports the crash was caused by heavy fog in the area.

Cars and trucks could be seen crumpled and piled on top of each other on the Zhengxin Huanghe bridge in videos widely shared on social media.

Many people were injured and trapped at the scene of the accident and the fire department was on the bridge, reports said.

Preliminary estimates said that the pileup involved more than 200 vehicles and the injured were sent to the hospital for treatment.

Visibility in Zhengzhou was less than 500 meters (1,640 feet), according to the local meteorological service. State media reported that the local fire department immediately dispatched 11 fire trucks and 66 fire rescue personnel to the scene.

The Zhengxin Huanghe Bridge is a major overpass across the Yellow River, connecting Zhengzhou and neighboring Xinxiang.

Previous articleKano PDP Guber: Court Dismisses Sani Bello Suit, Reaffirms Mohammed Abacha As Candidate
Next articleNew Covid: US Considers Restrictions On Chinese Arrivals


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here