6 killed in road mishap in north China
Six people were killed and 38 others were injured as of 11am Monday in a traffic accident in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, according to local authorities.
The accident occurred at around 4:40pm Sunday on a highway in Aershan, Xing'an League, when a lorry heading from Ulanhot to Aershan failed to overtake a coach in the same direction and had a head-on collision with a dump truck in the opposite direction. The three vehicles burst into flames.
The injured are receiving medical treatment at local hospitals. Five are in critical condition.