Vinasun issues penalty to irresponsible driver

After Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper released the news on July 31 that taxi driver abandoned pregnant who nearly gave birth, Deputy Head of Vinasun Corp Ta Long Hy said in a letter to the newspaper that the driver has written a letter acknowledging his wrongdoings and received penalty.

Mai's baby is looked after in the Medicine University Hospital (Photo: SGGP)

Mr. Hy said that the driver has violated the company’s regulation, the company will eliminate the contract with him or fire because his act badly affects the company’s image.

Driver Dinh Van Cuong explained that he was so fearful seeing the pregnant woman nearly gave birth and her relative shouted loudly; accordingly he stopped at a company in street and left soon. "Now I feel ashamed for my act", said Cuong. 

Leaders of Vinasun Corp August 2 arrived in the Medicine University Hospital to visit and presented gifts to Ms. Ly Cam Mai who took the taxi. Taxi company leaders apologized for the driver’s irresponsibility. Before driver Cuong visited Mai and gave apology to Mai.

On July 31, pregnant Ly Cam Mai was abandoned before Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper when she broke her water.

Fortunately, two employers of a nearby bank helped her to deliver the baby in the newspaper. And later the woman and her baby were rushed to the Medicine University Hospital which is some hundred meter far from the newspaper.

By MINH THANH – translated by Anh Quan

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