HCM CITY (VNS)— Five people were killed and nine injured in a traffic accident on the HCM City-Trung Luong Freeway in Tien Giang Province's Chau Thanh District yesterday morning.
One of the five killed was a French citizen, and the other nine people, all from Viet Nam, were rushed to hospital.
According to witnesses, the 30-seat coach carrying 11 people from Tien Giang Province to HCM City crashed into a water truck that police said was travelling at 100km per hour.
Nguyen Thi Huyen, of Tien Giang's Chau Thanh District, said that she and several neighbours rushed to help the injured after they heard a loud noise.
The police are continuing their investigation into the cause of the accident. — VNS