|The van at the site of the accident. — Photo baotintuc.vn|Viet Nam News
HÒA BÌNH — Two men died after being trapped inside a van that plunged over the edge in Hòa Bình Province’s Tân Lạc District Monday.
More than a hundred rescuers, including communal authorities, police and soldiers were mobilised to help with the rescue.
The van, a flatbed recovery vehicle, was being driven by Chu Danh Bình in the direction of Sơn La – Hà Nội. Another man, Nguyễn Văn Tùng, from Hà Nội, was sitting next to him. The van was carrying a 16-seat vehicle.
It crashed in an area of Đá Trắng Mountain Pass, located on Highway 6 connecting Mai Châu and Tân Lạc districts in the province.
The front of the van was completely smashed up and the vehicle it was towing was also severely damaged.
The cause of the accident is under investigation. — VNS