CHINA 2 dead, 13 injured as car hits pedestrians in Hangzhou

CHINA

2 dead, 13 injured as car hits pedestrians in Hangzhou

Xinhua

22:16, July 30, 2018

Two people died and 13 others were injured in a car accident that occurred at an intersection in downtown Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, on Monday.

Witnesses said a black Mercedes-Benz driven by a female lost control at about 7 p.m at the intersection of Jingzhou Road and Wen'erxi Road and plowed into a dozen pedestrians and cyclists. Several vehicles were also damaged.

The driver is in police custody. All the injured have been sent to nearby hospitals.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway

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