Five people were killed and another three people injured after an ambulance rolled over off the highway in Yumen city, Gansu province yesterday morning, Xinhua reported.
Rescuers rushed to remove victims from the scene after the ambulance overturned at around 7:00 a.m. yesterday. The vehicle was carrying eight people, including a critically ill patient and relatives.
The ambulance was traveling at high speed and was on its way from Urumqi, Xinjiang to Henan province. The initial cause of the turnover is still under investigation, local authorities told reporters.
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