12 dead, 3 injured in E China road accident

12 dead, 3 injured in E China road accident
# 17 January 2015 00:15 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Twelve people died and another 3 were injured in a pileup on an expressway in Laizhou City in the eastern province of Shandong on Friday evening, local authorities said, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

Four vehicles, including a coach, collided on the Laizhou section of Rongcheng-Wuhai Expressway at 6:30 p.m. Two vehicles caught fire as a result of the impact.

The injured were transferred to hospital, and the fire has been extinguished.

The incident is now subject to an investigation.

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