At least 19 killed after bus overturns in southern China

A bus has overturned on a highway in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, killing at least 19 people, according to state media.

Broadcaster CCTV said the bus appeared to be the only vehicle involved in the accident. Other reports said 44 people were aboard the bus and several were taken to a nearby hospital.

The road was closed while crews cleared the wreckage.

Photos on websites from the scene showed the road slick with rain and the overturned bus lying on a crushed guardrail.


More in this Section

Message reveals Emiliano Sala was 'scared' plane seemed to be 'falling to pieces' before it went missing

Nicola Sturgeon to tell Theresa May to ‘stop pursuing the impossible’ on Brexit

Labour ‘highly likely’ to support plan to delay Brexit if no deal – McDonnell

Chinese model in ‘racist’ Dolce & Gabbana ads apologises


Lifestyle

The Meghan effect: Keep your sparkle, just buy less

The creative arm of Cork solicitor Catherine Kirwan

New cheap classic will be right within your gaming budget

Director Adam McKay's bizarre case of life imitating art following filming of Vice

More From The Irish Examiner