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Driver arrested in hit-and-run crash

Update: March, 05/2014 - 14:32
The driver, Do Tu Anh, 32, tried to escape in his car after the accident. — Photo

 HA NOI (VNS) — The police in Ha Noi Citys Dong Da District yesterday arrested a driver for injuring a student in a hit-and-run accident and for violating traffic regulations.

The driver, Do Tu Anh, 32, of the districts Ton Duc Thang Street, crashed his vehicle into a student of the Ha Noi-based Banking Academy of Viet Nam Nguyen Thi Quyen, 21, who is from the central Nghe An Provinces Vinh City. The accident took place on Xa Dan Street on Monday night.

Quyen received serious brain and chest injuries. The victim was rushed to Saint Paul Hospital immediately.

Anh tried to escape in his car after the accident but several local residents chased him and caught him later.

Anh admitted to having had alcohol in Long Bien District before driving the car. He has been said by some witnesses at the accident site of deliberately running over the victim again after crashing into her.

The local police are investigating the case further. — VNS

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