A woman and her daughter were injured and hospitalized after a tree fell on them in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday evening.
Initial information showed that 39-year-old V.T.H. and her 19-year-old daughter, T., were riding a motorbike on Chu Manh Trinh Street in Thu Duc City at around 6:30 pm on Wednesday when a ten-meter-tall, 50-centimeter-wide tree collapsed on them.
Both the mother and daughter suffered several injuries and were knocked unconscious during the incident.
|Police officers and people gather at the scene of a fallen tree incident in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, February 9, 2022. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre
Passers-by found the pair and rushed them to the hospital.
Their motorbike was partially damaged.
Functional forces later arrived at the scene to collect information and regulate traffic in the area.
There was no inclement weather reported in the area during the incident.