One dead in China highway pile-up involving hundreds of cars

BEIJING: One person was killed in a traffic jam on a highway involving hundreds of vehicles in central China, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Wednesday, with images of the crash showing chaotic scene.
Aerial images showed hundreds of passenger cars, vans and vans – many of which had crashed into each other – piled up on a stretch of highway in thick fog.
Other viral videos posted online show the remains of some vehicles crashing into others.
The accident happened due to poor visibility due to fog near the city Zhengzhou, Ha Nam provinceand involved at least 200 media, state media reported.
“On Wednesday morning, a sudden thick fog occurred at the Yellow River Bridge in Zhengzhou, causing a traffic accident involving the collision of multiple vehicles,” CCTV quoted the Zhengzhou government as saying. know, adding that one person was killed as a result.
Emergency rescue efforts were made shortly after the crash, and the crash site is being cleared so that traffic can resume normally, the report said.
Road accidents are common in China due to the lack of strict safety controls. In September, 27 passengers died after a bus took them to quarantine facilities in the southwest Guizhou Province upside down on the highway.


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