Anshun bus crash

2020 bus crash in Anshun, Guizhou, China

On 7 July 2020 at 12:17 p.m. in Xixiu District of Anshun, Guizhou, in southwest China, a local bus made a 90-degree turn and crashed into the Hongshan Reservoir [zh].

As a result of the crash, at least 21 people died and 16 were injured. The event generated public concern, because it was carrying candidates for the Gaokao exam.[1]

As of 11:00 p.m., all 37 people on board have been recovered, including 16 injured, 20 without vital signs, and one dead. Among the 37 passengers, 12 were students, five of whom had no vital signs, six were under treatment and one had been discharged from hospital.[2][3]

The driver was among the dead and is believed to have deliberately caused the crash.


  1. Tang Ailing; Deng Mushen; Han Wei (7 July 2020). "Bus Crash Into Guizhou Lake Kills 21 People". Retrieved 8 July 2020.; Lyv Fan (吕凡) (2020-07-07). "贵州安顺载高考生的大巴车冲进水库 现场已救出18人_凤凰网资讯_凤凰网" 贵州安顺载高考生的大巴车冲进水库 现场已救出18人. (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2020-07-07. Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  2. Shen Ke (7 July 2020). "5 students, driver among 21 killed in Guizhou bus crash". Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  3. 贵州安顺公交车坠湖事件搜救出37人 驾驶员无生命体征. sina (in Chinese). 2020-07-07. Retrieved 2020-07-08.