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Mar 8, 2015

05:46:59 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Asia - China



EDIS Number: VI-20150308-47234-CHN

Date / time: 08/03/2015 05:45:44 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Asia

Country: China

State/County: Province of Henan

Location: [Gushi County ]

Number of Deads: 5 person(s)

Number of Injured: 12 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate



Description:



Five people died and 12 others were injured after a coach bus crashed into a pond in central China's Henan Province early Sunday, local authorities said. The accident happened on an expressway in Gushi County around 6:20 a.m. when the bus carrying 55 passengers crashed the guardrail and fell into a pool nearby. Five people were killed and 12 were injured, according to the county government. The bus carrying 55 passengers was travelling from Shangcheng County in Henan to Xiaoshan District of Hangzhou City in east China's Zhejiang Province. The injured have been sent to hospital. The cause of the accident in under investigation.




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