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The number of victims of a major accident in the Chinese province of Gansu, where a truck on the highway rammed three dozen cars increased to 15 people, another 44 were taken to hospitals with various injuries, and doctors estimate the condition of ten of them as critical, reports Central Television. Previously reported 14 dead and 27 injured.
Recall, as previously wrote the site kp.ru,happened on Saturday at about 19.20 local time (14.20 Moscow time) near the city . The heavy truck lost control and crashed into a convoy of vehicles whose drivers were waiting to pay for the Lanzhou-Haikou highway.
Rescuers, firefighters and police officers work at the accident site.A photo: GLOBAL LOOK PRESS
The truck driver was slightly injured and was detained by traffic officers. The driver claims that his truck, about 200 meters from the toll station, had brakes that failed.
Work on the aftermath of the accident at the scene of an accident did not stop even at night.
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