HÒA BÌNH — At least two people died and 13 others were seriously injured after an oil truck collided with a 24-seater coach in the northern province of Hòa Bình’s Mai Châu District yesterday afternoon.
The accident occurred at Km 127 of National Highway 6, the section at Thung Nhuổi Pass between Thung Khe and Tòng Đậu communes.
Witnesses said the oil tanker, running from Hà Nội to Hòa Bình, lost control on a turn on the pass and hit the coach travelling on the opposite site. The truck was totally destroyed and subsequently caught fire. All of the injured were transferred to local hospitals. Three fire-fighting trucks were sent to the scene.
Hòa Bình Police is investigating the accident. — VNS