Dense Fog Leads to Deadly Bridge Pile-Up

As many as 290 cars were involved in the incident on the Zhengxin Huanghe Bridge
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 28, 2022 5:19 PM CST

It was a wild scene on a bridge in Zhengzhou, China, on Wednesday as dense fog caused a massive pileup. One person was killed in the incident, which happened when visibility dropped to a little over a tenth of a mile in places, reports Reuters. Videos and images posted to social media show vehicles on top of each other, with one sticking up at a 45-degree angle. Some 11 fire trucks responded to the scene at the Zhengxin Huanghe Bridge, which spans the Yellow River; Newsweek says local traffic authorities estimated as many as 290 cars were involved. (Read more fog stories.)

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