3 dead, 18 injured after man rams car into crowd in China

NANCHANG, China - Three people have been killed while 18 others were injured in China's eastern Jiangxi province after a man ran his car into a crowd on Tuesday (Jan 19), the Xinhua news agency reported.

The Xinhua report, citing government sources, said the accident occurred at 7.15am local time on a road in Fengxin County.

Those injured have been taken to hospital.

Police have detained the driver of the accident and are investigating the cause of the crash.