Police charge car driver for deadly train crash

The battered car at the accident site. (Photo:SGGP)

The police authorities in Thuong Tin District of Hanoi have decided to prosecute the driver responsible for the deadly train car crash on the Hanoi – Ha Nam rail intersection in Thuong Tin District in Hanoi, which killed nine and injured seven others.

The car driver Nguyen The Hung, 30, resides in Thai Nguyen Province. At the police station, Hung declared that he was talking on the phone while driving the car across the rail track.

The accident took place on March 30 killing nine people, including children.

The car was crossing the railway track when the train slammed into its rear. Eighteen persons were in the car at that time, returning from a wedding party in Van Village in Thuong Tin District.

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Source:Tien Phong – Translated by Thanh Huong

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