Truck accident kills six

A tragic accident in Hiep Thanh market in the southern province of Hau Giang on March 28 crushed six people to death and severely injured two others.

The accident scene. (Photo:Tuoi Tre)

At 4:45 am, a large truck with number plate 54S – 6643 on way from Can Tho Province to Ca Mau Province was crossing the newly built Phung Hiep Bridge and rammed directly into some small traders laying out their stalls at the end of the bridge for an early market day.

After the accident, driver Le Thanh Phong from Ben Tre Province turned himself in at the local police station to report the accident. He said that he had dozed off for a moment while driving which caused the accident.

By B.Dai - Translated by Thanh Huong

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