Greater than 40 different individuals had been injured within the accident within the metropolis of Lanzhou.
Native police, in a press release launched Sunday, faulted the truck driver, saying he misplaced management of his automobile after constantly braking on a prolonged downslope resulting in the toll gates.
The motive force, who had by no means pushed on this expressway earlier than, panicked and didn’t steer away from site visitors when his brake failed, in line with the authorities.
In one other street accident, police in northwestern China stated a bus within the metropolis of Hanzhong, Shaanxi province, misplaced management Saturday afternoon, swerving into site visitors and killing at the least two individuals. One other 5 individuals had been injured.
Police detained the bus driver and had been investigating the case.
In a non-road accident, authorities in central China stated a manufacturing unit that makes heat-insulation materials exploded Saturday morning in Lankao county, Henan province, attributable to a propane leak. Eight individuals had been killed and one was injured, authorities stated.
Chinese language authorities stated the bus plunged off a bridge within the metropolis of Chongqing and landed within the Yangtze River in waters greater than 70 meters (230 toes) deep.
Video from an on-board digital camera confirmed a lady attacking the driving force after she missed her cease, inflicting him to lose management of the automobile.