10 killed in traffic accident in Binh Thuan
Read the original news
A serious accident occurred early this morning in Ham Thuan Bac District in the central province of Binh Thuan, killing at least 10 people and injuring 23 others.
The scene of the tragic accident that occurred early this morning in Ham Thuan Bac District, Binh Thuan Province Photo: Tuoi Tre
The accident happened in Hong Son Commune at 2:30 am when a container truck traveling southward from Khanh Hoa Province crashed into a bus of Tien Bo Thai Binh Transport Cooperative traveling on the opposite lane, and then hit another bus of Hoang Long Transport Company which was running on the same lane.
The truck and the Tien Bo Thai Binh bus, driven by 40-year-old Vu Manh Hung exploded after hard collision, killing 8 people on the spot and seriously wounding 25 others.
The injured victims were taken to Binh Thuan General Hospital, but 2 of them died on the way.
According to Xa Luan Newswire, the death toll has increased to 13.
Of the injuried victims, 8 have been in critical condition, Nguoi Lao Dong reported.
Local police have examined the scene and taken DNA samples from the dead victims.
Provincial authorities have given VND1 million (US$48) to each injured person.
The deadly accident caused heavy traffic congestion for several hours in the area.
The bus of Tien Bo Thai Binh Transport Cooperative was burned down in the accident
A crane truck moved the destroyed bus from the scene
Forensic experts took DNA samples from the dead victims