Eight people were killed in a vehicle pileup in Guangdong province on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said yesterday.
The deadly pileup occurred at about 4:11 p.m. when a cement truck traveling from Huizhou to Zijin collided with a car and a minibus on the highway. Witnesses at the scene posted photos of the black van pushed into a roadside ditch, completely smashed in.
It was reported that the van was carrying eight people from the same family. Seven of them were killed at the scene, and one severely injured victim died on the way to the hospital.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
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