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One killed, another critically injured after riding motorbike in automobile lane in Saigon

Sunday, July 12, 2020, 15:43 GMT+7
One killed, another critically injured after riding motorbike in automobile lane in Saigon
A motorbike crashes into a trailer truck along National Highway No.1 in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, July 12, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

One man was killed and another critically injured after crashing their motorbike into a trailer truck while traveling in an automobile lane in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.

Tran Van Luc, 22, and Tran Hoang Kha, 27, traveled on a motorcycle in an automobile lane along the section of National Highway No. 1 in Thu Duc District, according to officers.

They then crashed into a trailer truck driven by 32-year-old Vo Thanh Minh, which was traveling in the same direction.

A motorbike is damaged after crashing into a trailer truck along National Highway No.1 in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, July 12, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

A motorbike is damaged after crashing into a trailer truck along National Highway No. 1 in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, July 12, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Luc suffered a critical head injury and died on the spot, while Kha was hospitalized with serious wounds.

A large number of trucks travel on this section of National Highway No. 1 on a daily basis.

Motorcyclists are strictly banned from traveling in the automobile lane due to high risk of accidents.

Police officers probe a crash site along National Highway No.1 in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, July 12, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Police officers probe a crash site along National Highway No. 1 in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, July 12, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

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