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January, 17 2012 11:56:20

Five injured in coach accident

QUANG TRI -- A coach crashed into a house during the early hours of this morning, injuring five people at the junction of Highway 9 and Tran Hung Dao Road in the central province of Quang Tri's Dong Ha City.

The 45-seat coach which was heading north completely destroyed the house and its contents.

Owner of the house Nguyen Thi Hoai Phuong, 36, and her two young children suffered mild injuries, but the coach driver and owner are in a serious condition. They are undergoing treatment at Quang Tri Hospital.

Passengers were moved to another coach to continue their journey.

The 45-seat coach was reportedly carrying 70 passengers when the accident occurred. -- VNS

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