Wednesday, May 13, 2009

10 killed in road accident in southwest China

A road accident involving a truck and a motor tricycle in southwest China's Yunnan Province has claimed the lives of 10 people, the provincial public security department said Tuesday.

The accident occurred at 8:34 a.m. Monday in Lushui County when the truck loaded with lumber and the motor tricycle with 10 people on board collided head-on.

The motor tricycle then fell about 320 meters off the cliff, killing the six men and four women on board. The vehicle was destroyed. (May 12)

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