18 killed, 14 injured in bus, semi-trailer collision in central China
2018-06-30 14:04:00

An injured person receives medical treatment in hospital after a coach-truck collision accident in Hengdong county, Central China's Hunan province, June 30, 2018.[Photo/Xinhua]

At least 18 people were killed, and 14 others were injured after a bus crashed with a semi-trailer on a highway near the city of Hengyang in central China’s Hunan Province on Friday evening, according to police.

The incident took place at around 8:41 p.m. local time.

The bus is from a transportation company in Henan Province.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is under way and the injured were sent to hospitals for treatment.

Source: CGTN Editor: Hiram