15 killed in crash between truck and bus in China

CHINA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The death toll in a massive head-on collision between a truck and bus in northwestern China has risen to 15.

48 others people are injured.

Local government officials say the casualty figure rose overnight after two bus passengers died from their injuries.

Another of the injured remains in critical condition and five are in serious condition.

The accident happened Tuesday when the bus crossed the center divider of a national highway and plowed into the truck.