Multi-vehicle Wreck on northeast Chinese Street kills 18

BEIJING — A crash on a street in China’s northeast early Sunday killed 18 people, authorities said.

A minivan rear-ended a tractor then collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction in Fuyu, a city in Jilin province, local authorities announced on their societal websites accounts.

Eight people died in the scene along with 10 more in hospitals, while another person was treated for non-life-threatening accidents, the announcement said.

It said the reason for the accident was under investigation.