Eight killed in road collapse in S China

Updated 2018-02-08 10:15:01

At least eight people were killed after a road collapsed in Foshan city in south China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday night, Xinhua reported.

According to local media, it is an eight-lane bidirectional road. The collapsed area is about the size of two basketball courts and 6-7 meters deep.

The collapsed section is also the city's subway Line 2 construction site. Some local residents were skeptical whether the collapse is due to the construction.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

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