Wednesday, October 26 2016


Bus crashes on Quảng Bình bridge

Update: August, 24/2016 - 18:00
A coach crashed on Huyện bridge in central Quảng Bình Province’s Lệ Thủy District early this morning, killing one person and injuring ten others. — Photo
Viet Nam News

QUẢNG BÌNH — One person died and 10 others were injured early this morning when their coach crashed on a bridge in this central province’s Sen Thủy Commune, Lệ Thủy District.

The coach had sped out of control, crashing into a column of the bridge on National Highway 1A , almost tipping over the side.

Fifteen passengers and five staff were on board when the accident occurred. The front two-thirds of the coach was found hanging over the bridge while its back wheels remained trapped against the bridge column.

Head of the district police Trương Hồng Phong said the injured had been admitted to the district general hospital, and the insurance company representatives had arrived at the scene to complete formalities.

Police are investigating the case to identify the cause of the accident. — VNS


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