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  • Sep 21, 2014
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Bridge collapse

10 cars, buses plunge into Sichuan river as bridge collapses in heavy rain

Cars, buses and pedestrians were seen tumbling into a river when a bridge in Jiangyou city, Sichuan province, collapsed on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, 9 July, 2013, 4:40pm

Missouri highway buckles after cargo trains collide at overpass

A highway overpass in Missouri collapsed when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.

27 May 2013 - 4:54am

Bridge collapse in northwest US plunges drivers into icy river

Part of a bridge on an expressway in the US northwest collapsed, throwing cars and their drivers into a freezing river. Two of the three people rescued from the river were admitted to hospital with hypothermia, said Given Kutz, a spokesman for Skagit County in the northern part of Washington state.

25 May 2013 - 3:07am

China Digest, February 12, 2013

Travel agencies in Jiangsu say their business has suffered after the central government waived highway tolls during the Lunar New Year holiday.

12 Feb 2013 - 6:09am

More bodies identified in Henan bridge collapse

It is the second time this week that the official list of victims has been revised, raising concerns amongst the public that there may have been a deliberate cover-up.

7 Feb 2013 - 11:50am

Death toll of Henan bridge collapse in question

The official list of victims who died in a bridge collapse in Henan province is drawing criticism after media reported that the death toll should have been 11, not 10 as given by authorities.

6 Feb 2013 - 2:28pm

Henan bridge collapse victims to get disparate compensation

Families with urban residency registrations will receive 400,000 yuan (HK$490,000), and those with rural permits would get 180,000 yuan, according to provincial "standards".

5 Feb 2013 - 9:03am

26 killed in bridge collapse after fireworks truck explodes on Henan highway

At least 26 people were killed when a truck carrying fireworks exploded and destroyed part of an elevated highway in central China's Henan province, state media reported on Friday.

Rescue crews are working frantically to find survivors who may have been trapped under more than a dozen vehicles that crashed off the bridge. 

1 Feb 2013 - 3:19pm 6 comments