6 dead, 7 injured in N China bus crash

Updated: 2008-02-22 21:47

TAIYUAN - A bus crash early on Friday killed six and injured seven, including two seriously, in north China's Shanxi Province.

The accident occurred in the wee hours on a highway in Jixian County, Yuncheng City, when the coach, carrying 13 passengers, hit the base of a pillar at a toll station.

Four people were killed at the scene and two others died later in hospital.

The coach, belonging to the Feitian Performing Arts Troupe in Yuncheng City, was heading from Xinjiang County to Yuncheng.

An investigation into the accident's cause is underway.

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