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Landslide in southwest China covers expressway

By : Xinhua | Published: 2015-January-5

[InKunming--China]  At least one vehicle has been swallowed up by a landslide in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities confirmed Sunday.

The incident occurred at 3:39 p.m. in Erlang village, Xishui County, Zunyi, with debris covering vehicles on a nearby expressway.

More than 30 soldiers and three fire-fighting teams have already discovered a van beneath the rubble. The driver is seriously injured and efforts to extract him from the vehicle are still ongoing.

A rescuer told Xinhua that more people may be trapped. He estimated that there had been at least four vehicles on the expressway.

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