|The scene of a car accident in Quảng Ninh Province, in which one person died and seven were injured. – VNS Photo Văn Đức|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Police from the northern city of Hải Phòng said three people died and a person was badly injured in two car accidents in the locality.
A car with an unknown number plate hit a woman who was walking on the sidewalk this morning, causing her death on the spot.
The accident occurred on Road 212 which passes through Tiến Thắng Commune. The car left the scene after the accident.
Also on the same road, a collision occurred last night between two motorcycles, leaving two people dead and one seriously injured.
Initial investigations found that all the deceased were residents from Tiên Lãng District’s Bắc Hưng and Quang Phục communes.
Further investigation is underway.
In related news, a 16-seat car lost control and crashed into a road divider on Nguyễn Văn Cừ Street, at the section belonging to Hồng Hải Ward in the northern province of Quảng Ninh’s Hạ Long City this morning.
Eight people who were injured in the accident were taken to hospital but Đỗ Mạnh Cường, the driver, died due to a serious brain injury.
The authorities of Quảng Ninh and Hạ Long have decided to support the deceased man’s family with VNĐ6 million (US$270) and the injured with VNĐ3 million ($135) each. – VNS