Chinese truck driver praised for helping reduce casualties after road collapse


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A Chinese truck driver has been praised for parking his vehicle across a highway and preventing more cars from tumbling down a slope after a section of the road in the country’s mountainous south collapsed and killed at least 48 people. Wang Xiangnan was driving on Wednesday along the road in Guangdong province, a vital economic hub in southern China. Advertisement At around 2am local time, Mr Wang saw several vehicles moving in the opposite direction of the four-lane road and a fellow driver soon informed him about the collapse, local media reported. Advertisement Reacting swiftly, Mr Wang, a former...