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Train derailed after colliding truck

Update: December, 24/2015 - 17:00
The accident occurs this morning, causing the train's head and one carriage derailed. — Photos

HA NOI (VNS) — A train was derailed after colliding a truck in Ha Noi's Thuong Tin District early this morning.

The accident happened at 3.25am when the train NA2 travelling from Vinh City to Ha Noi hit the truck carrying stones. The truck driver, who came from the northern province of Hoa Binh, was said to carelessly pass the railway when the train was nearby. He was seriously injured and hospitalised into the nearby Agriculture Hospital.

The collision made the train's head out of the railway some 7 metres and deformed. One carriage was derailed while four parts of the railway was destroyed.

Two 100-tonne cranes served rescue work.

Local authority is investigating the accident. — VNS


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