NINH THUAN - Two people were killed and 35 injured when a truck crashed into a passenger bus at 2.20am this morning in south - central province of Ninh Thuan.
The bus driver's assistant reported the two deaths. Among the injuries, 25 were considered either in serious or critical condition. All are being treated at the provincial general hospital.
The accident occured on National Highway 1A in Tan Hai Commune, when a southbound truck collided with a passenger coach headed in the opposite direction.
The provincial Traffic Safety Committee agreed to provide financial support to the victims and their families with VND4 million (US$192) to the families of those who died and between VND1 million and VND500,000 ($48-24) to those with who were seriously injured.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. - VNS