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One dead, 18 injured as tractor-trailer plows through motorbikes in Vietnam

One dead, 18 injured as tractor-trailer plows through motorbikes in Vietnam

Friday, December 31, 2021, 12:12 GMT+7
One dead, 18 injured as tractor-trailer plows through motorbikes in Vietnam
The site of the accident in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam, December 30, 2021. Photo: Hoang Duc / Tuoi Tre

One person was killed and 18 others were injured after a tractor-trailer plowed through several motorcycles in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam on Thursday.

The accident took place on Provincial Highway No. 636 in Nhon Phuc Commune, An Nhon District at around 4:30 pm, according to Colonel Huynh Bao Nguyen, deputy director of Binh Dinh’s Department of Public Security.

A tractor-trailer driven by 36-year-old Nguyen Van Lau was approaching an intersection when it hit several motorbikes on the road.

The site of the accident in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam, December 30, 2021. Photo: Hoang Duc / Tuoi Tre

The site of the accident in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam, December 30, 2021. Photo: Hoang Duc / Tuoi Tre

The crash killed 15-year-old V.T.P. on the spot and injured 18 others.

The victims were taken to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment.

The tractor-trailer continued its journey after the accident but was pulled over by police in Tuy Phuoc District about an hour later.

Competent authorities examine the site of the accident in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam, December 30, 2021. Photo: Hoang Duc / Tuoi Tre

Competentauthorities examine the site of the accident in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam, December 30, 2021. Photo: Hoang Duc / Tuoi Tre

Officers also found a motorbike stuck under the tractor-trailer.

The truck driver was later handed over to officers in An Nhon District to facilitate their investigation.

Further investigation is ongoing.

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