State media: 14 killed in China traffic crashes

Story highlights

  • State media: 7 die when a bus collides head-on with a trailer
  • 7 others are killed when a van falls off a cliff after a crash, Xinhua says
  • Authorities are investigating what caused the crashes, the news agency says
Fourteen people were killed in two traffic accidents over the weekend in China, state media reported Sunday.
Seven people died Saturday after a bus collided head-on with a trailer in a rural area of Anhui province, the state-run Xinhua news agency said. The crash injured five passengers on the bus.
Seven others died when a van plummeted off a cliff after a crash Saturday evening in Yunnan province, Xinhua said.
Authorities were still investigating what caused the crashes, the news agency said.