At least 18 people were killed and several others injured after more than 30 vehicle piled up in east China's Anhui Province on Wednesday.
The incident took place at around 7:40 a.m. local time and at least four cars caught on fire after the massive collision. The fire was extinguished as of 10:38 a.m. local time.
Reports said that at least 17 people have been rescued as of 11:00 a.m. local time while casualties are being verified.
Rescue is still ongoing and an investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.