REPORT: Driver intentionally crashed bus in Southern China killing 21 people
Investigators have concluded a bus crash that killed 21 people in southern China on July 7th, was caused by the driver, who was unhappy his home was to be demolished, police said Sunday.
The driver, who died in Tuesday's crash, “intentionally targeted" his passengers by driving across six lanes of traffic and into a lake, the police department of the city of Anshun said on its social media account.
The driver, identified only by the surname Zhang, was unhappy his rented home was to be demolished and was drinking shortly before the crash, the statement said.
An additional 15 people were hospitalized for injuries, police said.
with files from Newstalk 1010
#Latest: As of 7:30 pm, 37 people have been rescued, of which 16 injured and 21 dead, after a bus plunged into a lake on Tuesday in SW #China's Guizhou Province. Investigation and search work are both underway. pic.twitter.com/p2zQESZCmW— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) July 7, 2020