Tourist boat collides with three other vessels

Update: August, 07/2016 - 21:20

KHÁNH HÒA — A tourist boat sank in central Khánh Hòa Province’s Nha Trang Bay yesterday after colliding with another boat that allegedly had a jammed gear.

Boat driver Bành Thanh Duy, 31, of Nha Trang City said to police that his boat carrying ten tourists suffered a jammed gear when it was about to depart from port for a sight seeing trip.

As Thanh failed to control the boat, it collided with three boats nearby, one of which sank while two others sustained heavy damage.

Vice director of Nha Trang Seaport Authority Trần Đức Thi said local authorities and police are investigating the case._VNS