Three people were killed and another was injured when an ambulance carrying them felt into a gorge in Lao Cai Province in the northern mountains yesterday afternoon.
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The driver, Nguyen Co Dinh, 21, was among those killed but the identities of the two other victims are not known yet.
One of them was a patient who was being transferred from the A Lu Commune Health Center to the Bat Xat District general hospital. The other was a relative of the patient's.
Thuy, a doctor who had been in the vehicle, was the lone survivor and she sustained injuries.
The district police examined the scene and said the driver could have lost control on the winding road. They are continuing with their investigation.
The ambulance operated by the district Preventive Health Center was severely damaged.