4 killed, 6 injured in bus-truck crash in central Vietnam

By Hien Cu - Ngoc Quyen, Thanh Nien News

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The accident happens on the National Highway No. 1 in Tinh Phong Commune, Son Tinh District, Quang Ngai Province on May 3, 2016. Photo: Hien Cu/Thanh Nien The accident happens on the National Highway No. 1 in Tinh Phong Commune, Son Tinh District, Quang Ngai Province on May 3, 2016. Photo: Hien Cu/Thanh Nien

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Four people were killed and six others were injured after a 16-seater bus collided with two trucks on Tuesday morning in the central province of Quang Ngai, officials said.
The incident reportedly happened at around 8:15 a.m. when the bus, traveling south along the National Highway No.1 in Tinh Phong Commune, hit a truck while trying to overtake it. 
The bus then crashed into another truck in the opposite direction, said Colonel Vo Van Duong, deputy head of Quang Ngai Province’s police department.
The collision killed three people on the spot. Another succumbed to severe injuries at the Quang Ngai Province General Hospital.
Six others with serious injuries are being treated at the hospital, officials said.
In related news, a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on Monday claimed three lives and injured 18 others.
The bus, traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Dak Lak Province, hit the truck on the National Highway No. 14 in Dak Nong’s Dak Gan Commune on Monday afternoon, authorities said.

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