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One killed, 17 injured in highway accidents

Update: December, 09/2014 - 14:17
A truck being driven by a local man, Pham Ngoc Linh.

QUANG NGAI — Sixteen people suffered severe injuries in a traffic accident involving several vehicles on the 1A National Highway in the central province of Quang Ngai today.

At about 6:30am, a truck being driven by a local man, Pham Ngoc Linh, 34, accidently hit a 77-year-old cyclist. Then Linh lost control of the vehicle's steering wheel and hit the side of a coach coming from the opposite direction.

The coach was carrying 40 workers, who were on their way to work at the Dung Quat Industrial Zone.

The cyclist and 15 workers were injured, three of them critically, in the accident.

Another serious accident took place on the 5 National Highway in the northern province of Hai Duong yesterday, killing one woman.

Linh lost control of the vehicle's steering wheel and hit the side of a coach coming from the opposite direction. — Photos VNe

A container truck bound for Hai Duong from Ha Noi lost control and hit two cars and a tricycle travelling on the other side of the road.

A car passenger, Nguyen Thi Hoan, 54, was killed, while her daughter Nguyen Thi Minh Hang suffered severe injuries.

The authorities are investigating the cases further. — VNS

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