At least 20 people were killed in a terrible road accident in New York in the United States. The incident took place on Saturday afternoon local time in the town of Schoharie, the country`s authority confirmed.
International media reported that the casualties occurred when a limousine, taking people to a party, hit another car after losing control and then plough into people in a shop car park.
In this incident, 18 passengers of limousine along with the driver and two pedestrians died.
The cause of the accident has not yet been known. New York State Police said they were working to investigate the cause of the accident.
Authorities have not yet disclosed the identity of the deceased. The New York Times reported that four sisters and at least two pairs of newlyweds were among the dead. All of the dead were adult, authorities said.