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Two die in truck collision

Update: December, 16/2015 - 16:10
The accident takes rescuers two hours to take victims out. — Photo

LAO CAI (VNS) — Two trucks collided with each other, killing two persons and injuring two on National Highway 4D in the northern Lao Cai Province's Bat Xat District early this morning.

The accident happened when a truck carrying fresh cassava from Sa Pa Town to Lao Cai City hit a container truck travelling in the opposite direction.

It took rescuers and the traffic police nearly two hours to remove the people from the two trucks. The driver of the truck carrying cassava died instantly, while his assistant died on the way to hospital. A passenger on that truck and the driver of the container truck were injured.

The accident caused a three-hour traffic jam on the national highway.

Local police are investigating the case. — VNS

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