The barrier was set up one day before the accident to prevent overloaded trucks from entering the bridge ahead and the bus driver didn't know.
At 12:50 on the 21st, a double-decker bus from Dongguan bound for Hunan after Guangzhou Conghua Taiping Town God Kong Bridge hit limit the height of obstacles, the top of the tragic "decapitate" the passengers in one death and seven injuries. It is reported that three meters high barriers to hazards prevent overloaded vehicles on God Kong Bridge, Conghua traffic department set the day before the incident.
Reporters rushed to the scene, the accident bus had just been towed away, on the ground there are a few stalls of bright red blood. God Kong Bridge in the southern end of the gantry 10 meters wide and three meters high. The beams above two conspicuous warning signs: "The ban on the total weight of more than 15 tons (including 15 tons) or more than three meters high and (containing 3 meters) of the vehicle in God Kong Bridge traffic.
"Half of the roof has been opened, bedding inside out full glass, the head of a man stretched out in the car, badly hurt." Kaifong Mr. Liu said, after the incident, the passengers on board are very panic . There are three ambulances rushed to the scene, picked up eight or nine injured. '
According to eyewitnesses, the God Kong Bridge decades old, due to the usual big trucks and buses through the more overload has become a dangerous bridge. In the morning of August 20, the local government built a gantry. "This morning, a lot of big trucks turn around after seeing gantry Bypass, did not expect this bus will hit the go."
Conghua Central Hospital, the reporter saw Ms Chan sitting in the the bus top floor in the front row. She said: "I am and the person next to chat, the bus suddenly crashed into the gantry I rush headlong collision coming to an end." Ms. Chen said, a lot of broken glass fell to her on her left forehead was severe tearing exposed skull The left eye was injured and can not be opened.
Miss Xiao said, after the incident, she quickly escaped the bus with her two children in the help of other passengers, passengers with two children back to his hometown in Hunan. She looked up, the scene in front of her stunned, "the roof was opened more than three meters long, the neck of a man stuck in the body contact and limit high door, motionless." It is reported that eight injured The passengers were taken to hospital, one of the men from serious injuries died a death and seven others are basically stable.
According to passengers, the bus overloading is very serious, "core set of more than 40 people, and then sit at least 60 people". While a car officers said they often ran the lines, never been out of status, the new gantry warning signs is too small, "the driver sitting in the position of the car is very low, difficult to detect."
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