A total of eight people died after a van collided with a truck at 7:30 a.m. this morning at an express way of Songpan county, Sichuan province, Sichuan News reported.
The van, which bore the license plate of ADL870, is from Chongqing while the truck with the license plate A56666 is from Gansu.
The accident killed three victims on the spot, while other five died after the rescue attempt failed.
Police are investigating the specific cause of the accident.
By Lucy Liu
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