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22 Sep 2019 | 08:27 PM UTC

China: Truck crash leaves ten dead in Huashi (Hunan province) September 22

China News Alert

Truck crash leaves ten dead and 16 others injured in Huashi (Hunan province) September 22; brake failure investigated as cause of crash

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Huashi (Hunan province)

Event

A truck crashed into a crowded market in Huashi (Hunan province) around 08:50 (local time) on Sunday, September 22, leaving at least ten people dead and 16 others injured. An initial investigation indicated the vehicle's brakes had failed before the deadly crash.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are possible in the incident area over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Huashi are advised to avoid the incident area, avoid all related demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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