At least two dead in N China vehicle pile-up

At least two people died in an expressway pile-up involving 30 vehicles in north China’s Hebei Province on Saturday morning, local authorities said.

Many vehicles caught fire after the accident occurred at around 7 a.m. on the Tangshan-Tianjin Expressway near Tangshan, a municipal government spokesman said.

Rescue work is still underway.

The spokesman said it was foggy at the time of the accident, and an investigation into the cause is ongoing.

Xinhua