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Five dead, two injured after car hits Harbin sanitation workers

By Cheng Si | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-12-22 15:25

Five sanitation workers were killed and two more are receiving treatment after being hit by a car at Erhuan Bridge in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, chinanews.com reported on Friday. 

The driver surnamed Li was detained by police. He had a blood alcohol level of 146mg/100ml.  

The incident occurred near the bridge in Daoli district at 4:40 am.

Four of the victims were killed at the scene and one died after receiving emergency treatment. 

Two more workers involved in the accident are being treated for broken legs at the Harbin Red Cross Central Hospital. 

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