6 dead, 18 injured in N China bus accident

Updated: 2011-07-02 19:41
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TAIYUAN - Six people were killed and at least 18 others were injured in a bus accident that occurred on Saturday in the city of Xinzhou in North China's Shanxi province, according to provincial government sources.

Local police received word at 1:40 pm Saturday that a tour bus carrying 35 people overturned on a road in Xinzhou's Ningwu county, the sources said.

The injured have been sent to a local hospital for treatment. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.