Four Dead, Three Injured in China Truck Pileup, Xinhua Says

A truck pileup in eastern China killed four people, injured three and stranded about 1,000 vehicles for several hours this morning, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing local firefighters.

The 6 a.m. accident in Shandong province was caused by heavy fog, which cut visibility to as low as 50 meters, Xinhua said.

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