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Crash leaves dozen injured in Vietnam’s Binh Dinh

Crash leaves dozen injured in Vietnam’s Binh Dinh

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 16:21 GMT+7
Crash leaves dozen injured in Vietnam’s Binh Dinh
The scene of a collision between a truck and a long-haul bus in Binh Dinh Province, south-central Vietnam. Photo: Binh Dinh Plus

Thirteen people were injured after a truck crashed into a long-haul bus at the Long Van Intersection in Quy Nhon City, located in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh, on Wednesday evening. 

The traffic incident occurred at about 8:30 pm that evening, according to police officers in Quy Nhon City.

The truck, driven by Tran Van Luong, a 50-year-old resident of Canh Vinh Commune, Van Canh District, was heading from the district to Quy Nhon City when it collided with the long-haul bus, which was traveling from the Phu Tai T-junction to the Quy Nhon bus station.

The bus was transporting 12 people, including nine passengers and two drivers who were identified as 32-year-old Hoang Trong Hieu, who resides in Hoai An District, Binh Dinh Province, and Pham Van Ca, 45, and one conductor named Huynh Ngoc Toan, 25.

Many traffic police officers of Quy Nhon City were dispatched to the scene to handle the incident and conduct a rescue operation after being notified of the crash.

After the accident, the front of the truck was damaged severely, the bus overturned, while 13 people, including 12 aboard the bus and the trucker, suffered injuries. They were quickly hospitalized for a medical check-up and treatment.

In 2022, the province reported 130 traffic accidents, which left 113 people dead and 73 others injured.

Compared to 2021, the number of accidents dropped by 10.3 percent, the death toll rose by 11.9 percent, and the resultant injuries fell by 27.7 percent.

In the first two months of 2023, Vietnam recorded 1,629 traffic accidents, with 1,047 people killed, local media reported.

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Tieu Bac - Lam Thien / Tuoi Tre News

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