At least 36 people were killed when a coach crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China’s northwest, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
The coach hit the wall of a tunnel along the Xi’an-Hanzhong expressway in China’s Shaanxi Province shortly before midnight on Thursday, Xinhua reported, citing provincial authorities.
Thirteen people were injured and were rushed to the hospital, Xinhua said. Rescue work was still underway.
The coach was traveling from the southwestern city of Chengdu to Luoyang city in China’s central Henan province.