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Truck-bikes crash kills two, causes massive blackout in southern Vietnam

Truck-bikes crash kills two, causes massive blackout in southern Vietnam

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 12:19 GMT+7
Truck-bikes crash kills two, causes massive blackout in southern Vietnam
The scene after a crane truck hit two motorbikes and a power pole in Nhon Trach District, Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, March 21, 2023. Photo: N.D.N. / Tuoi Tre

A crane truck crashed into two motorbikes and broke a power pole, killing two people and leaving more than 6,400 households without power in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam on Tuesday.

The traffic accident occurred at around 10:40 am on the day when the crane truck suddenly lost control and slammed into two motorbikes on Ly Thuong Kiet Street in Nhon Trach District.

The truck only stopped after bumping into a power pole on the sidewalk, knocking it down.

The collision killed a motorcyclist at the site while another died en route to hospital.

The truck and motorbikes were seriously damaged.

The collapse of the power pole also resulted in a widespread outage affecting 6,450 households in three communes of Nhon Trach until 4:00 pm on the same day, according to Nhon Trach Power Corporation.

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Bao Anh - A Loc / Tuoi Tre News

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