Bus-Truck Accident Kills 5 on National Highway

A mini bus unexpectedly crashed head-on into the rear of a container truck, killing 5 and seriously injuring 11 yesterday on the National Highway 18A in northern Viet Nam’s Quang Ninh Province.

The bus' head was smashed out of recognition

At 12:30 p.m., the 24-seat bus with number plate BKS 14L-5758 running from Ha Long bound for Cam Pha suddenly crashed into the back of a parking truck in Cam Pha Commune’s Quang Hanh Ward, killing four including a child on the spot.

At 2:15p.m., another died.

Eleven surviving victims were hospitalized and by late afternoon, eight are deemed to be no longer in danger.

By V.P. – Translated by Phuong Lan

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