Family of 12 killed in van-truck crash in China (Lead)August 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Twelve members of a family were killed Monday when their van collided head-on with a truck near the southwest Chinese metropolis of Chongqing.
The crash occurred at 12.30 p.m. on a road that links the city’s Hechuan and Beibei districts, and also left the truck driver critically injured, Xinhua reported.
Traffic police said the family was on its way home after a trip when the tragedy occurred.
Heavy rain that hit the city early Monday might have been one of the causes of the accident, police said.
- Two killed, 21 hurt in China road accident - Dec 18, 2011
- Five killed in China road accident - Aug 29, 2012
- 17 dead in China road accident - Aug 06, 2011
- 23 die in China accident - Apr 12, 2012
- China punishes 16 officials for school bus accident - Aug 02, 2012
- 12 die in Argentina vehicle collision - Apr 18, 2011
- Eight killed in China road accident - Jun 30, 2012
- 13 killed in van-truck crash in Brazil - Jan 09, 2010
- Nine killed in Zambia bus accident - Jul 20, 2012
- 10 killed in China accidents - May 07, 2011
- China kindergarten head jailed for school bus accident - Jul 21, 2012
- 7 killed, 16 injured in Bengal accident - Jun 09, 2012
- 17 dead, 40 hurt in Ecuador accident - Apr 14, 2011
- 17 devotees killed in Punjab accident - May 07, 2012
- Bus accident in northern Pakistan kills 6, injures 23 - Jan 17, 2012