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Over 100 Cars Collide On Icy China Expressway, Several People Injured

The accident was caused by abnormal weather (representative)

Beijing:

Chinese media reported Friday that more than 100 cars collided on an icy highway in Suzhou, China, injuring several people. This accident was caused by abnormal weather.

Dramatic footage from state television surveillance cameras and social media showed scores of cars stuck haphazardly on the highway, with one jackknifed in midair at a harsh angle. I could see glass and debris scattered everywhere.

Over the past few weeks, much of China has been hit by cold waves, snowstorms and freezing rain, impacting transportation as millions rush home for Lunar New Year celebrations.

According to Xinhua news agency, the government will strengthen its emergency response to sub-zero temperatures this week and also launch several response plans for transport flows, supplies and power in provinces and cities including Beijing, Hebei, Shanxi, Anhui and Hubei. did.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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