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Drunk motorcyclist collides with woman, baby, killing 3 in Vietnam

Monday, July 06, 2020, 14:11 GMT+7
Drunk motorcyclist collides with woman, baby, killing 3 in Vietnam
A motorcycle is damaged after an accident in Binh Phuoc Province, Vietnam, July 4, 2020. Photo: B.L. / Tuoi Tre

Three people were killed after a drunk motorcyclist crashed into a woman who was carrying her baby as she crossed a street in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Phuoc on Saturday evening.

The accident happened at around 7:30 pm on National Highway No. 14 in Minh Thang Commune, Chon Thanh District, police confirmed on Sunday.

According to preliminary information, Pham Minh Tri, 24, was riding his motorcycle with number plate 93P2-581.97 from Chon Thanh District toward Dong Xoai City.

Tri then crashed into Doan Thi Hue, 34, who was crossing the road while carrying her two-year-old daughter.

Tri, Hue, and the baby girl were all killed following the collision.

The investigation later revealed that Tri was riding his vehicle under the influence of alcohol, while Hue did not pay attention to incoming vehicles as she crossed the street.

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