Seven people were killed and five others were injured in a pile-up that occurred on an expressway in south China's Guangdong province Monday night, local authorities said Tuesday.
The pile-up, which involved a truck and six cars, occurred at 11:18 p.m. on a section of the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway in the city of Conghua, according to the provincial emergency office.
Following an investigation, the driver of the truck, a person surnamed Wei, was detained by local police.
A further investigation is under way.
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