City bus crushes motorbikes on Saigon bridge, no casualties

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A public bus in Ho Chi Minh City lost control and hit a series of motorbikes on Wednesdayas it was driving down the Saigon bridge.


Six motorbikes were flung to either sides of the road after being hit from behind. The bus only stopped after two other motorbikes ended up under it, severely damaged.


No one was killed but at least six people were injured, four of them women.


The bus, full of passengers, was driving from Thu Duc District to downtown HCMC.


Eyewitnesses said the bridge was crowded at the time and no one could manage to do anything when they heard loud noises from the bus.


The accident happened at peak office hour in the morning, and caused a traffic jam for many hours.


Police are investigating the accident.


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