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China: 49 vehicles collide in Hunan province of China, 16 killed, 66 injured

Pankaj Prasad
49 vehicles collide in Hunan province of China
49 vehicles collide in Hunan province of China

According to reports, 49 vehicles collided on the Shuchang-Guangzhou highway in Changshakha city of Hunan province on Saturday evening.

16 people lost their lives in a multi-vehicle collision in China's Hunan province. It is being told that this accident happened due to the collision of several vehicles at the same time in Hunan. The news portal of the official CGTN told about this on Sunday. 

According to the report, 49 vehicles collided on the Shuchang-Guangzhou highway in Changshakha city of Hunan province in 10 minutes on Saturday evening. The report quoted the local traffic police department as saying that 16 people died and 66 others were injured in the accident. All the injured have been sent to hospitals, eight of them are seriously injured but their condition is stable.

The Ministry of Emergency Management has dispatched a task force to the scene to deal with the accident, the report said. The investigation of the incident and subsequent developments are still underway.