Train hits two crossing railway tracks, one dies

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English - 49 month(s) ago 3 readings

A woman died and a man was seriously injured after being hit by an oncoming train in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue Friday.

The site of the accident Photo: Tuoi Tre

Nguyen Van Chung, 24, of Huong Tra District was driving Dang Thi Lan Phuong on his motorcycle across the railroad track when the bike was hit by the SE3 train.

Phuong died on the spot while Chung and the bike were thrown out. Chung was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The train stopped for some 20 minutes after the accident.

Eyewitnesses said they screamed warnings to Chung but he could not hear them and still crossed the track.

There was a warning sign at the site of the accident but there were no railway officers there.

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