|Rescue men save the passengers who got stuck in the coach. — VNA/VNS Photo Huyền Trang|
BÌNH DƯƠNG Passengers on a coach in the southern province of Bình Dương were stuck on board for almost eight hours on Sunday after an accident.
Police and firefighters were able to get the 39 passengers out of the vehicle at about 12pm.
Thủ Dầu Một City Police said that at about 4.30am on Sunday, the coach, travelling from the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to HCM City, crashed into a motorbike in Định Hòa Ward.
The coach driver lost control and crashed into a bush on the side of the road. The coach doors became jammed and couldn't be opened.
City police, together with firefighters in six fire engines, went to the scene to rescue the passengers.
Six of the passengers were hospitalised due to injuries sustained in the crash. Two have been released while the other four are undergoing treatment at the provincial hospital. The status of the motorbike driver is unknown.
The accident is under investigation. — VNS