9-vehicle pile-up kills 7 in SW China

CHENGDU, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) — Seven people were killed in a nine-vehicle pile-up on an expressway in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Friday, local traffic police said.

The accident, which happened at about 4:30 p.m. on the Ya’an-Xichang Expressway, also injured 12 people, who were sent to the hospital, the province’s traffic police authorities said.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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