CHINA 7 killed, 11 injured in south China expressway accident

CHINA

7 killed, 11 injured in south China expressway accident

Xinhua

12:19, August 26, 2019

GUANGZHOU, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were killed and 11 others injured after a coach overturned on an expressway in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said Monday.

The accident occurred around midnight of Monday on the Shenyang-Haikou Expressway in the section of the city of Yangjiang, according to the Yangjiang municipal publicity department.

The 44-seat coach carried 47 people when the accident happened. Six people died at the site and another one died in a hospital. Eleven people had minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is being investigated. 

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