|The accident killed one person and injured four others inside the Thủ Thiêm Tunnel in HCM City. — Photo vnexpress.net|Viet Nam News -
HCM CITY (VNS) — One person was killed and four others seriously injured in a traffic accident this morning inside the Thủ Thiêm Tunnel in HCM City.
The accident happened at around 23.30pm on Tuesday when a 1.5-tonne truck travelling from Thủ Thiêm to downtown HCM City hit a crew of five men who were collecting trash and cleaning the tunnel.
The victims were rushed to the emergency ward of the Sài Gòn Gneral Hospital. Phạm Thanh Phong, 35, died on the way to hospital. Two others are in critical condition while the other two escaped with light injuries.
The truck was damaged in the accident and the driver has not been identified. The tunnel was closed for three hours after the accident for investigations. — VNS