|The photo of the driver, Lê Xuân Công, and the truck he allegedly drove that caused an accident, killing two people in central Thanh Hóa Province. – Photo of Thanh Hóa Police|Viet Nam News -
THANH HÓA — Police in this central province have arrested a truck driver who fled the scene of an accident in Vạn Hà Township that killed a mother and her child yesterday morning.
Trần Văn Long, head of Thiệu Hóa District’s Traffic Police Department, said the police had sucessfully tracked down the truck driver several hours after he fled the scene. Lê Xuân Công, 32, a local resident of Yên Định District’s Định Công Commune, had been speeding in his truck at 10am yesterday when he hit the motorbike carrying two people.
Trương Thị Thanh, 37, and her seven-year-old daughter died on the scene. Công fled the scene right after the accident occured. — VNS