The broken crane at the site of the accident. Photo: Thanh Dung
A mother and her two children were killed after a truck-mounted crane fell on a road in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on Tuesday.
The accident happened at around 7:30 a.m. when the truck, which was building the Hong Ngu 2 Bridge in Hong Ngu Town, allegedly got its cable broke.
The crane fell on the motorbike driven by Can Tuong Van, 31, with her son Tran Cao Cong Danh, 5, and her daughter Tran Ngoc Thao Vi, 2, riding pillion.
The trio died on the spot.
Van was reportedly driving her children to school when the tragic accident happened.
Local authorities are investigating the accident.