Chinese state media reports a bus in Wenzhou, China was hit by a truck while trying to back up on the highway after missing its exit. Details are unclear but it is reported that the truck's driver was killed and more than 20 bus passengers were injured. (Photo: Gannett)
A video capturing a horrific collision last week in Wenzhou, China, has gone viral.
One man was killed and 23 were injured Aug. 2 after a bus trying to back up on a highway was struck by a truck, the London-based Daily Mail reports
The tourist bus was reversing on the Jinhua-Lishui Wenzhou Expressway near the Fu Ling exchange after the driver missed an exit, according to the Chinese newspaper Guizhou Metropolitan Daily
. The truck crashed into the back of the bus. One bus passenger was knocked out, while others suffered fractures and contusions. The truck driver died at the scene.
The video aired by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV captures the bus driver being blown out of the side window of the bus in the collision. The bus shakes violently, sending passengers, luggage and debris flying all over the bus. More than 10 people reportedly were ejected from the bus.
The collision sent the bus skidding about 165 feet before coming to a halt, according to the Daily Mail
Wenzhou, which has a population of 9.1 million, faced major traffic delays after the collision as emergency services closed the Fu Ling exchange.