Two dead, 20 injured as container truck hits bus

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Two people died and 20 others were injured when a container truck crashed into a bus in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday (March 13).

 

The accident occurred at around 4:10 a.m. when the container truck, going along Vo Van Kiet Boulevard towards Nguyen Tri Phuong Bridge, crossed the street divider and hit a 29-seat bus running in the opposite direction.

 

Two passengers of the bus, Le Thi Kim Ba and Dang Cong Binh, died on the spot. Twenty other passengers were injured.

 

Tran Trong Quy, driver of the truck, fled the scene immediately after the accident happened.

 

Police said he might have lost control of the vehicle, causing the accident.

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