About 300 cars collided large pile up One person died and dozens were injured on Wednesday at a foggy bridge in China.
Notable Image Share on social media At about 7:40 a.m., cars and trucks crumble on top of each other on the Zhengxin Yellow River Bridge in Zhengzhou, a city in Henan province.
“This is too scary. I don’t think we can get off the bridge because it’s full of people,” says one driver in one video clip.
Zhengzhou traffic police estimated that 280 to 290 vehicles were involved in the crash, Newsweek reported.
Dashcam footage shared online suggested that visibility at the scene was very poor, with drivers occasionally standing on the side of the road to flag drivers approaching the chaotic scene. I’m trying
More than 70 firefighters crossed the Yellow River to respond to a major accident on a bridge connecting Zhengzhou and the northern region, including the industrial city of Xinxiang, the Mirror reported. Authorities rushed the injured driver and passenger to a local hospital.
In 2018, there was a similar pile-up in Henan province, where nine people were killed and 18 injured.
The accident reportedly involved 28 trucks crashing into each other in heavy fog on the Daqing and Guangzhou highways in Pingyu County.