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|
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|