2 dead, 3 injured in SW road accident

Updated: 2013-01-20 11:30


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NANNING - Two people were killed and another three injured in a seven-vehicle pileup Sunday morning in Southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, local police said.

At about 4:30 am, a truck carrying bananas turned over on a section of Guangkun (Guangzhou-Kunming) Expressway in Baise City in Guangxi and caused a pileup on the road, killing two.

Medical workers have been dispatched to the site to rescue the injured, according to local traffic police.

The accident caused a traffic jam on the section, and police has sent a crane to move away the truck.

The cause of the accident is under further investigation.