SHENYANG, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The public security bureau of Shenyang, capital city of northeast China's Liaoning Province said Friday that eight people were killed after a truck collided with a bus on Thursday afternoon.
The accident occured at 4:35 p.m. on a highway when a truck drove into the opposite lane and collided with a bus, resulting in four deaths on the spot. Another four people were dead after treatment failed. The injured people have been hospitalized.
Local traffic police, fire department and first-aiders participated in the rescue.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.