18 die in a road accident, one injure

CHANGCHUN: Eighteen people have been confirmed dead and one injured in a road accident in northeast China’s Jilin Province as of 3:00 p.m. Sunday, according to local public security authorities.
The accident occurred at around 5:40 a.m. Sunday in Shiqiao Village in Jilin’s Fuyu city, said the city’s public security bureau. A minivan crashed into the rear of a four-wheel tractor running in the same direction, then collided with a car running in the opposite direction.
Eight people were killed at the scene and 10 died in hospital after treatment failed, according to the public security bureau of Fuyu city. – Agencies