At least 19 killed in China road accident

March 20th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS  

Harbin (China), March 19 (Xinhua) At least 19 people were killed Thursday when a passenger bus rammed into a stationary truck from behind in China’s northeastern province of Heilongjiang, an official said.
The bus was carrying 41 people at the time of the accident around 5.45 p.m. on the Harbin-Tongjiang Expressway, said Wang Weixu, deputy mayor of Harbin, the provincial capital.

The injured were rushed to hospitals and an inquiry was launched into the incident, he said.

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