Driver arrested after running into restaurant
QUANG NAM — Police of central Quang Nam Province are holding a driver whose car crashed into a restaurant, killing seven people and injuring two, in Nui Thanh District on Saturday.
Police said early indications were that Tran Xuan Dong, 35, had lost control of his seven-seater car after he went to sleep at the wheel at 6am in Village 5, Nui Thanh Town.
The Nui Thanh People's Committee gave each dead person's family VND6 million (US$280) and each injured person's family VND2.5 million ($120). — VNS