China News Service, Qitaihe, September 4 (Reporter Jiang Hui) On the afternoon of the 4th, the Press Office of the People's Government of Boli County, Qitaihe City, Heilongjiang Province held a press conference.

At the press conference, all the participants paid a silent tribute to the victims of the accident.

At 4 o'clock on the 4th, in the Shuangxingling section of the national highway G229, Dasizhan Town, Boli County, the heavy-duty semi-trailer truck with the license plate number black KA0785 drove from west to east, and the license plate number black 0927169 was driving in the same direction. The rear-end collision of the four-wheel tractor resulted in 15 deaths, including one of the driver of the heavy-duty semi-trailer; 14 people died on the four-wheel tractor, and one person was injured in treatment.

The conference site.

Photo courtesy of Qitaihe Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department

  After the accident, Boli County promptly organized personnel from relevant departments of public security, fire fighting, health, emergency, transportation, and civil affairs to the scene to carry out rescue, treatment and after-care work.

At present, 15 victims of the accident have been identified, and one injured has been transferred to Qitaihe City People’s Hospital for treatment. The Heilongjiang Provincial Health Commission has sent experts to treat it with all-out efforts. No life is in danger.

  Regarding this major traffic accident, Zhang Qingwei, secretary of the Heilongjiang Provincial Party Committee, gave instructions, demanding that the wounded be treated with all efforts and the aftermath should be done in earnest.

It is necessary to draw inferences from one another, learn from the lessons, and carry out special management of rural road traffic safety throughout the province, and strengthen the management of the problem of agricultural vehicles.

Hu Changsheng, deputy secretary of the Heilongjiang Provincial Party Committee and Governor, rushed to the scene of the accident to understand the situation of the accident and direct the disposal work. He decided to set up a deputy governor as the team leader, relevant departments and bureaus directly under the province, and Qitaihe City to participate in the accident investigation team. Work quickly to find out the cause of the accident, and ask the medical expert group that has arrived to guide the local hospital to solve the problems encountered in the treatment of the wounded and do a good job in the aftermath of the families of the victims.