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One person dies in Tay Ninh truck accident

Update: May, 11/2015 - 15:17
A truck's cabin is totally deformed after the accident that kills one driver and injures two others this morning in southern Tay Ninh Province. — Photo

TAY NINH (VNS) — One person was killed and two were injured in a truck collision in the southern Tay Ninh Province early this morning.

The accident happened at the intersection of road 786 and National Road 22B in Chau Thanh District.

Witnesses said the accident took place very early in the morning, when the traffic lights were not operating.

The driver of a truck, Nguyen Van Hong, and two assistants were transporting vegetables from Vinh Long Town to Tay Ninh City, when Hong lost control of the allegedly speeding vehicle and hit another truck, being driven by Tran Khanh Duy in the opposite direction. Hong and his two assistants were trapped in the damaged cabin of their truck after the accident.

Hong died at the Tay Ninh General Hospital, while his two assistants were slightly injured. Duy and his assistant had a lucky escape, while their truck was slightly damaged.

The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. — VNS

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