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Coach accident leaves 23 injured

Update: August, 12/2014 - 08:05
About 23 passengers were injured when a coach crashed into a sleeper bus in the central province of Quang Ngai yesterday morning.— Photo anninhthudo

QUANG NGAI (VNS) — About 23 passengers were injured when a coach crashed into a sleeper bus in the central province of Quang Ngai yesterday morning.

The 24-seat coach, which was driving from Quang Ngai to Dak Lak, suddenly lost control after having a puncture and collided with a sleeper bus on National Highway 1 in Pho Cuong Commune, Duc Pho District.

As many as 23 injured passengers were sent to local hospitals, two of whom were seriously injured. No fatalities were reported.

The provincial authority compensated the injured passengers with VND2 million (US$94) each. The Duc Pho District's People's Committee also provided VND1 million ($47) to each victim. — VNS

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