Five killed in road accident in China
Five people were killed and 14 others injured in a road accident in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur region, officials said.world Updated: Jan 21, 2009 21:47 IST
Five people were killed and 14 others injured on Wednesday in a road accident in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur region, officials said.
The accident occurred at 1.05 p.m. when a bus hit a truck before veering off the road, a spokesman of the local administration said.
Three people died on the spot, while two others succumbed to their injuries in a hospital. The injured are being treated in the hospital, the official said.
It was not immediately known how many people were on board the bus at the time of the accident.