Truck crashes into crowd killing 19 in China

BEIJING. November 6. KAZINFORM At least 19 people have died and 13 others were injured when a truck slammed into a crowd in northern China on Thursday evening, Chinese official news agency Xinhua reported; Kazinform refers to RIA Novosti.

The accident occurred in the Zhaozhuangzi village in Luanxian county. According to the agency, the truck rear ended a passenger car and both vehicles slammed into the crowd.

Brake failure of the truck is suspected as the cause of the accident.

Both drivers have been detained and an investigation into the accident is ongoing; Kazinform cites RIA Novosti.


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