|The accident occurred at 6:45 a.m. on National Highway 60, at the intersection of Son Dong Commune here.— Photo thanhnien
BEN TRE (VNS) — A high-ranking official of the Ben Tre Military Command Headquarters was killed in a motorcycle accident here yesterday.
According to reports, the accident occurred at 6:45 a.m. on National Highway 60, at the intersection of Son Dong Commune here.
Col. Chau Minh Tam, deputy head of the Ben Tre Military Command Headquarters, was a passenger on the motorcycle that stopped at the intersection as the traffic light turned yellow, but an apparently overspeeding truck suddenly collided with the motorcycle.
Tam died of unspecified injuries. The motorcycle driver was seriously injured while the truck driver fled. Police are investigating the case. — VNS