5 dead, 18 injured in central China expressway pile-up
Five people were killed and 18 others injured in a series of road accidents in central China's Hunan Province on Saturday evening, local authorities said, Xinhua reported.
Traffic police in Hunan said the accidents that involved 22 vehicles happened around 7:10 p.m. on the Erenhot-Guangzhou Highway in the city of Yiyang.
Among the injured, one was in serious but not life-threatening condition, police said.
The cause of the accidents is under investigation.