A collision involving a long-haul bus, a pickup truck, and a motorcycle on a national highway section in Lao Cai Province, located in northern Vietnam, resulted in the deaths of three students on Friday night.
Local authorities in Coc San Commune, Lao Cai City, where the tragic traffic accident occured on National Highway 4D at around 7:15 pm, said on Saturday morning that the police are investigating the cause of the crash.
The three victims are L.G.T., 12, who died at the scene, and V.D.T. and V.D.D., both 13, who passed away in hospital.
All of them are natives of Coc San and study at Coc San Middle School.
They traveled on one motorcycle prior to the collision, according to the local authorities.
Police officers examined the scene and performed an autopsy in accordance with regulations.