On the Zhengxin Yellow River Bridge in Zhengzhou, China's central Henan province, a multi-vehicle collision is visible in this aerial photograph, which was taken on December 28, 2022.
Photos by (AFP) China Aerial images showed hundreds of passenger cars, vans, and trucks stacked up on a section of the highway in thick fog, many of which had collided with one another.
State broadcaster CCTV reported on Wednesday that a highway pileup in central China that involved hundreds of vehicles resulted in the death of one person.
In the thick fog, aerial photos showed hundreds of passenger cars, vans, and trucks piled up on one section of the highway, many of which had collided with one another.
The wreckage of several vehicles that had collided with others was shown in other viral online videos.
According to state media, the accident involved at least 200 vehicles and occurred near the city of Zhengzhou in the province of Henan because of poor visibility.
According to CCTV, Zhengzhou authorities said, "On Wednesday morning, a sudden build-up of fog occurred at the Yellow River Bridge in Zhengzhou, which caused a traffic accident involving the collision of multiple vehicles," and that one person died as a result.
The crash site is currently being cleared for normal traffic, according to the report, and emergency rescue efforts were carried out shortly after the incident.
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