One person killed as 200 vehicles collide in fog on Chinese bridge

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One idiosyncratic has been killed aft much than 200 vehicles were progressive successful a pile-up connected a span successful the Chinese metropolis of Zhengzhou successful dense fog, according to rescuers and the CCTV authorities broadcaster.

Cars and trucks could been seen crumpled and piled connected apical of each different connected the Zhengxin Huanghe Bridge successful pictures and videos posted connected societal media. One car was jack-knifed successful the mediate of a heap successful a representation taken from CCTV footage.

“This is excessively scary. Full of radical here, I don’t deliberation we tin get disconnected the bridge,” 1 idiosyncratic tin beryllium heard saying successful 1 video clip.

Many of those injured were trapped successful their vehicles and the occurrence section sent 11 occurrence trucks and 66 occurrence rescue unit to help, authorities media reported.

Visibility successful galore areas was little than 500 metres connected Wednesday greeting and down to 200 metres astatine times, the meteorological work said.

Rescuers said much than 200 vehicles had slammed into each other, media reported.

CCTV reported that cars travelling successful some directions implicit the bridge, a large crossing of the Yellow River, were progressive successful galore crashes.

Police aboriginal closed the span to each traffic.