2 dead, 6 injured in Vietnam bus-truck crash

By Mai Ha, Thanh Nien News

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The site of the crash. Photo: D.Van 
Two people died and six others were injured after a minibus heading to a wedding crashed into a truck on a highway in the northern province of Yen Bai early Wednesday.
At around 5:30 a.m. the 16-seater car was traveling on the Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway through Yen Bai’s Tran Yen District when it collided with the truck from the opposite direction.
The truck overturned while the minibus was thrown onto the other side of the road.
The minibus, which was badly damaged after the crash, was carrying 11 people at the time of the crash.
The minibus driver and a female passenger then died on the way to hospital.
Six others were severely injured.
Local police are investigating the crash.

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