10 dead in 24-car pileup in East China
Updated: 2011-10-07 18:11
Collided trucks seen on Lianhuo Expressway after a 24-car pileup occurred Friday morning. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]
HUAIBEI - Ten people were killed in a 24-car pileup that occurred Friday morning in East China's Anhui province, according to chinanews.com.
The accident occurred around 7 am on a section of the Lianhuo Expressway in Xiaoxian county. The exact number of injured is still under investigation, officials said.
The accident halted traffic on the expressway for four hours. The injured have been taken to a local hospital for treatment and the cause of the accident is under investigation.