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Sidewalk pedestrian killed after bus jumps curb in Vietnam

Friday, April 09, 2021, 15:49 GMT+7
Sidewalk pedestrian killed after bus jumps curb in Vietnam
A bus in Hanoi crashes into a 31-year-old man and a tree due to failed brakes on April 8, 2021 in this photo supplied by an eyewitness.

A 31-year-old pedestrian died after being hit by a bus in Hanoi on Thursday morning.

Bus No. 14, driven by Pham Van Tuong, 48, from Phu Xuyen, Hanoi was traveling on the Mai Dich - NamThang Long section of Ring Road 3 at around 6:10 am on Thursday when the accident occurred, according to initial information.

As per a report from the scene, the driver suddenly lost control of the vehicle and jumped the curb onto the sidewalk while making a U-turn in front of the Ciputra urban area.

L.X.B., 31, from Thai Binh Province was struck by the bus and declared dead on the spot later on.

The passenger bus was on its side and had uprooted a tree during the accident.

Traffic officers blocked the scene for safety purposes, divided traffic stops, and are cooperating with local police to further investigate the cause of the crash.

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Truc Uyen / Tuoi Tre News

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