12 injured, 1 dead in bus accident in southern Vietnam

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A truck overturned a bus in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday, killing one and injuring 12 others.

Pham Vo Thanh Phuong, 29 entered a roundabout in Binh Chanh District with 20 passengers when a truck driven by 28-year-old Nguyen Hoan Han, flipped the passenger vehicle and sending it flying five meters down the road.

As the bus rolled to a stop, it struck a motorbike driven by Tran Van Khoa, 22, and his father-in-law Nguyen Van Khoa, 54.  

The two men and 10 of the bus passengers were rushed to the hospital with injuries.

Nguyen Van Khoa succumbed to his injuries on Thursday morning; four other passengers remain in critical condition, VnExpress reported.

Police say their investigation remains underway.

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