Updated  
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

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.