1 dead, 24 injured as bus plunges into roadside ditch

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The bus plunges into a roadside ditch on Monday afternoon. Photo: Xuan Thang/VnExpress The bus plunges into a roadside ditch on Monday afternoon. Photo: Xuan Thang/VnExpress
A woman died and 24 others were injured after a bus carrying employees of a casino resort plunged into a ditch on the side of a road in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on Monday, VnExpress reported.
The 45-seater bus was carrying around 40 employees of the Grand Ho Tram Strip back from work in the afternoon when it skidded off the road near Nguyen Van Linh-Tran Phu intersection in Dat Do District.
The bus’s head was badly damaged. A 27-year-old woman died on the spot.
Other employees were stuck in the bus and screamed for help.
Nearby residents used hammers to break the windows and pulled them out.
Twenty-four people, including the bus driver, were injured and rushed to hospital.
In the evening, 12 of the injured employees were discharged from hospital.
Local police are investigating the crash.

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