The police initially confirmed that there were more than 10 drivers in Chongqings Jiangjiang bus. Previously, it was said that female drivers wearing high heels retrograde lead to a collision, but the police reported yesterday that after preliminary accident scene investigation, the incident was a bus suddenly crossed the central solid line, hit the car toward the normal running, rushed onto the roadside, broke the guardrail, and crashed into the river.
After the incident, leading comrades of the Central Committee issued instructions and Chen Miner, Secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Party Committee, made arrangements for the rescue and disposal of the accident. At present, the working group of the Ministry of Emergency Management has arrived in Chongqing to guide the rescue and disposal, and rescue forces such as the Chongqing Armed Police Corps are carrying out on-site continuous search and rescue.
At 6:50 this morning, the Voice of China reporter arrived at Wanzhou Yangtze River Second Bridge rescue wharf, saw the bridge deck dim light was covered by mist, due to poor vision, to increase the difficulty of rescue. More than a dozen members of the Chongqing Blue Sky Rescue Team have put on their diving suits and will dive into the water after the expert group has worked out todays rescue plan to carry out an all-round search and rescue of vehicles and personnel falling from bridges.
Earlier, at 9 oclock last night, the Voice of China reporter at the scene of the search and rescue, Chongqing Wanzhou Yangtze River Bridge at night, the two sides of bright lights, but the rescue scene near the vehicle crash Bridge dim, to rescue some difficulties, Wanzhou Armed Forces rescue workers busy erecting lighting equipment.
On the bright side, the reporter arrived at the water area with the rescue team of the Chongqing Police Corps. On a search and rescue vessel beneath the bridge, Pu Jianping, political commissar of the Chongqing Armed Police Forces third detachment on duty, told VOA that after an afternoon and evening of exploration, the specific location of the vehicle has not yet been determined, and no one has been found to have fallen, making the search and rescue very difficult.
Pu Jianping said: The current grasp of the situation, the underwater flow is very turbulent, and the flow direction is very complex, (search and rescue personnel) in the organization of underwater launch detection process, underwater vehicle positioning and control are greatly affected.
Pus underwater robot is the first to be used in local underwater search and rescue. The depth and actual duration of the underwater vehicle are deeper and longer than those of the diver.
Outside the cabin, the Voice of China correspondent saw dozens of ships shuttling back and forth across the two or three hundred meters wide river, continuously exploring the force that will continue until the bus crashes out of the water, searching for the fall of people.
Chen Zhi, executive vice minister of the Propaganda Department of Chongqing Wanzhou District Committee, said: Up to now, more than 70 vessels have carried out a comprehensive search and rescue around the falling waters of public buses. Frogman rescue teams, underwater robots, lifting boats and other professional salvage forces are doing their best. The search and rescue boats are sweeping and measuring vehicles in the falling waters and at the vehicle positions. After accurate positioning, the diver will be sent to underwater positioning and lifting according to the salvage plan.
The cause of the accident remains to be investigated.
At the same time, the local authorities also actively involved in the investigation of the cause of the accident. Police initially confirmed that there were more than 10 drivers on the bus. The cause of the accident was that the bus suddenly crossed the central solid line and crashed into a normal car, crossed the curb and crashed into the river. According to the reporters measurement, the height along the sidewalk of the incident bridge has been more than 30 to 35 centimeters.
There are also local residents hope to see the bus crash and fall into the river as soon as possible video surveillance: Bridge monitoring, surveillance deployment is the most accurate, we hope to see the accident occurred in a truth on it, to the masses a satisfactory account. Source: China voice responsibility editor: Shi Jianlei _NBJ11331
There are also local residents hope to see the bus crash and fall into the river as soon as possible video surveillance: Bridge monitoring, surveillance deployment is the most accurate, we hope to see the accident occurred in a truth on it, to the masses a satisfactory account.