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Fireman dies in accident, another injured

Update: March, 19/2018 - 15:50
The rescue truck at the accident scene. — VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A fireman of Hà Nội’s Fire Prevention and Fighting Police Department died after suffering multiple injuries in an accident, the department said on Monday.

Colonel Trần Ngọc Dương, deputy director of the department, said another fireman who was seriously injured was being treated at Bạch Mai Hospital for a broken collarbone.

On Sunday afternoon, a rescue truck of the fire department with seven firemen was pressed to service to rescue the victims of a crash between a coach and a truck near Vạn Điểm-Đỗ Xá toll booth on Pháp Vân-Cầu Giẽ Expressway.

On the way, the rescue truck, which was going from Hà Nội to Ninh Bình, collided with a 45-seater coach, with the registration number 29B-078.43, coming from the opposite direction. The accident took place near Thường Tín toll booth in Thường Tín District’s Văn Bình Commune.

The victims, including five persons from the coach, two firemen with minor injuries and four firemen with serious injuries, were rushed to Bạch Mai Hospital, according to Dương.

Besides the officer with a broken collarbone, all others have been discharged from the hospital.

The victims stranded in the accident on Pháp Vân-Cầu Giẽ Expressway were rescued. — VNS



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