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Five killed, six injured in bus-tractor collision

Update: August, 17/2017 - 16:00
Goods from the passenger bus are scattered everywhere following the collision with the tractor. – Photo dantri.com.vn
Viet Nam News

BÌNH ĐỊNH — Five people were killed and six others seriously injured when a passenger bus collided with a tractor in the southern central province of Bình Định on Wednesday night.

According to the initial report from the local police, the accident occurred at the bypass of National Highway 1A in Phù Mỹ District’s An Lạc Đông 2 Village at 10pm when the passenger bus carrying 16 people collided with a tractor travelling in the opposite direction.

The collision killed four passengers on the spot while one died on way to hospital. Six other passengers were being treated with serious injuries at the local hospital. Two vehicles were also heavily damaged.

Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Hồ Quốc Dũng and representatives from several agencies visited the victims on Thursday morning and gave compensation of VNĐ10 million each to the families of those who died.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by relevant authorities. — VNS

 

 

 

A collision between a coach and tractor kills five and seriously injures six others on Wednesday night in Bình Định Province’s Phù Mỹ District. – Photo dantri.com.vn

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