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Three family members killed after truck crashes into house while descending slope in Vietnam

Three family members killed after truck crashes into house while descending slope in Vietnam

Sunday, April 24, 2022, 10:39 GMT+7
Three family members killed after truck crashes into house while descending slope in Vietnam
The site of the accident in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam, April 23, 2022. Photo: L.T. / Tuoi Tre

At least three people in a family were killed and another hospitalized after a truck crashed into a house while descending a slope in Quang Binh Province, north-central Vietnam on Saturday.

The accident occurred in Dan Hoa Commune, Minh Hoa District at around 8:00 pm, Dinh Van Chinh, the commune’s chairman, confirmed later the same day.

A truck carrying goods was descending a slope in Bai Dinh Village when it slammed into a house on the side of the road.

A woman and her two children, who were sitting in the yard, were fatally hit by the truck.

The three victims were later identified as C.T.S., 62, D.M.H., 27, and D.T.A.H., 32, according to Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper.

A 26-year-old relative of S. was severely injured and is now in a critical condition.

The truck driver was also wounded and has been taken to the hospital.

Police officers have arrived at the scene to investigate the serious accident.

Bai Dinh Village is situated at about seven kilometers from Cha Lo International Border Gate.

Hundreds of trucks travel through the village on a daily basis.

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Duy Khang - Quoc Nam / Tuoi Tre News

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