The scene of the accident. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đức
QUẢNG NINH — The fourth victim from an accident in which a car fell into the sea on Friday night has died, said Trịnh Văn Mạnh, director of the Quảng Ninh Province General Hospital.
The victim Vũ Thị H., 36, from Đông Ngạc Commune, Từ Liêm District in Hà Nội, was in a very serious condition and was unlikely to survive. Her family asked doctors to bring her home to Hà Nội. She died on her way home, said Mạnh.
The accident happened at about 10pm on Friday during strong wind and rain in Hạ Long City. A car driven by Trần Tuấn A., 37, from Hà Nội, lost control and careened off an embankment and into the water on the Trần Quốc Nghiễn coastal road.
The driver was able to escape the vehicle but the remaining four passengers were stuck. Residents and authorities helped them out and took them to hospital.
Three people died on their way to the Quảng Ninh Province General Hospital. They were V. T. H., 32, the driver’s wife, from Nghĩa Tân Ward, Cầu Giấy District in Hà Nội, Trần Minh Q., 3, from Nghĩa Tân Ward, Cầu Giấy District in Hà Nội and Bùi Tiến D, 9, from Tây Tựu Ward, Bắc Từ Liêm District in Hà Nội.
The remaining victim Vũ Thị H. was in a very serious condition when she was taken to hospital.
An alcohol test on the driver Trần Tuấn A. resulted in 0.9 millilitres per litre of blood. He tested negative for heroin. — VNS