Cover News Nov. 3: About 16:30 on Nov. 2, nine cars collided in Longcanggou section of Xingjing County, Yaxi Expressway, Sichuan Province, causing 7 deaths and 12 medical treatment.
Emergency rescue lasted until 10 oclock that night. In November 3rd, firefighters involved in the rescue told the cover reporters about the rescue for 5 hours. At present, 12 injured persons are not life-threatening, 2 of whom have left the hospital.
Narrator: anxious for 5 hours to find 7 victims.
2 pm 4:40 pm, after several minutes of the accident, Ying Jing County fire brigade received the alarm. Many cars collide and burn. Firefighters involved in the rescue said that because of the serious police situation, the brigade dispatched two cars and 10 firefighters rushed to the scene. After the accident, the road was quickly blocked and rescue workers rushed to the scene through the previously controlled Chengdu Lane on the Xichang side.
At 5 p.m., 5 p.m., firefighters arrived at the scene. Several cars were hit, and finally four of them collided, one van, two minivans, and one van. Rescue workers said that after the big truck caught fire, it ignited other vehicles that collided with each other, and the scene was ablaze with fire and smoke. In case of emergency, the firemen immediately started to put out the fire.
At that time, I heard that there was a man in the car, but he did not extinguish the fire, so he could not get close to rescue. At 5:25 p.m., the fire situation on the scene was basically under control. Rescue workers continued to put out the fire while trying to search and rescue personnel in the vehicle. About 10 minutes later, rescuers found three victims, one of whom was a truck driver and the other two from one of the pickups.
Although the fire was extinguished, the fire continued to fire again, and firefighters continued to search for fire. At 8:10 in the evening, a trapped victim was found in the cab berth area of a large truck. At 9:36 p.m., the crane arrived at the scene and lifted the truck. Rescue workers found three victims in the van which was crushed by the truck.
At 10 hours and 5 minutes, the fire men were disposed of at the scene. From the beginning of the disposal site, to the end of disposal, a full 5 hours. The firefighter who participated in the rescue said, its too worried.
On the afternoon of 3, the cover news reporter learned the latest progress of the accident from a group of six detachment of Sichuan high speed traffic police. 4 of the 7 victims have been identified. According to the police, three people on the van came from Yingjing, and the identity of the driver of the van has been confirmed. Two victims on the van and the passengers on the van are still under further confirmation.
In addition to the 7 victims, 12 of the injured were subsequently admitted to the hospital for treatment. No life is in danger. 2 of them have left the hospital. According to the police, among the remaining 10 people, 4 were injured more obviously, and the other 6 were not serious. At present, accident investigation and related rehabilitation are being carried out.
On the evening of Nov. 2, the Six Brigades of the Traffic Police Headquarters of Sichuan Provincial Public Security Bureau issued a bulletin on the traffic accident of 11.2 multi-vehicle collision on the Yaxi Expressway. At about 16:30 on Nov. 2, 2018, nine vehicles collided at 1981 km from Xichang to Chengdu on the Yaxi Expressway (single two-way traffic construction section). After preliminary investigation and verification, the accident resulted in 7 deaths and 12 people sent to the hospital for examination and treatment.