8 dead, 2 injured in China construction site collapse
Eight people were killed and two injured in a construction site collapse in southwest China's Guizhou Province Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.
Firefighters found a buried person at the collapsed parking lot in Guiyang city, south-west China's Guizhou province, October 29, 2019. [Photo: IC]
An underground car park under construction in Guanshanhu District of Guiyang, the provincial capital of Guizhou, collapsed at 4:21 p.m. Monday, said the information office of the district government.
A total of 14 people were working at the site at the time of the accident. Three escaped, one was immediately rescued and the rest 10 were trapped.
By 3 a.m. Tuesday, the trapped workers had been found, with eight dead and two injured but in stable condition.
An investigation into the cause of the collapse is under way.