Pile-up involving over 400 vehicles on bridge due to icy road conditions

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    Hundreds of vehicles were involved in a pile-up on a bridge in China that has led to the hospitalisation of several people.

    The accident was caused by icy road conditions and heavy fog at around 10am today (December 28) in Henan, China.

    The rescue efforts has continued throughout the morning in the fog on Zhengxin Huanghe Bridge as footage has shown vehicles on top on other drivers' roofs following the mass collision.

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    According to reports, as many as 200 to 400 cars may have been involved in the crash.

    Numerous photos taken at the bridge has shown several wrecked cars with some piled on top of one another.

    The total amount of vehicles involved in the crash as well as the number of individuals injured has yet to be confirmed but state media in China has confirmed the number of emergency services responding to the scene.

    In what is a large-scale operation to get drivers out safely, media has reported that 11 fire trucks and 66 fire rescue personnel has been deployed to the scene.

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