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Two killed in a road accident

Update: January, 10/2017 - 17:00
The scene of road accident on Tuesday in Thái Bình Province. — Photo
Viet Nam News

THÁI BÌNH Two people were killed and another was injured in a road accident on National Highway 10 in northen province of Thái Bình’s Vũ Thư District on Tuesday morning, after a truck crashed into a parked container.

The accident occurred around 5am at Tân Lập Commune, a witness said. The driver of a container truck carrying gasoline tanks discovered a tire was broken and stopped to get under the vehicle and check the machine.

Suddenly, a truck carrying cement running in the same direction crashed into the parked container.

Two deaths were the 26-year-old driver of the parked container and the 32-year-old wife of truck driver. The driver, Vũ Văn Thanh, 33, was injured seriously and is suffering from  trauma.     

The traffic and fire-fighting police arrived at the scene soon after and transferred the injured to the hospital. The accident paralysed traffic on highway 10 for several hours because many local residents flocked to witness the scene.      

Both the container and truck were badly damaged. An investigation is underway. — VNS


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