wo people are dead and 12 others injured following a horrific traffic accident on Thursday morning in downtown Shanghai.
The crash took place at the intersection of Daduhe and Jinshajiang roads in Shanghai’s Putuo district at 9:25 am.
Dashcam footage shows a white SUV barrelling through a red light at high speed, smashing into multiple scooter riders before coming to a stop at the other end of the intersection upon crashing into another vehicle.
The driver of the SUV has been identified as a 63-year-old local man surnamed Chen. He was injured in the crash and is now under intensive care. It’s not yet clear if Chen was driving under the influence of alcohol.