Seven killed in China road accident

October 11th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Guiyang (China), Oct 11 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and 22 injured Saturday when the truck in which they were travelling overturned on a highway in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, officials said.The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle while making a turn at around 7 a.m. in Hezhang county, officials of the Work Safety Administration said.

Six people died on the spot, while another died in a hospital. Six of the injured are in serious condition, officials said.

Around 45 people were on board the truck when the accident occurred.

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