Road collapse death toll rises to 10

Updated 2018-02-09 11:17:07 Xinhua

Two dead bodies were found at the site of a road collapse in south China's Guangdong Province, pushing the death toll to ten, local authorities said Friday.

The collapse happened around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at subway construction site in Foshan City. With the two bodies discovered around 7 p.m. on Thursday, the death toll has risen to ten, said the city government.

One person is still missing. Nine people were injured and hospitalized.

According to preliminary investigation, a sudden flood occurred at the construction site at 7 p.m. Wednesday, causing the road to cave in. The collapse stretched more than 30 meters.

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