A woman and two children were killed when a mini truck, possibly driving in the wrong lane in violation of the law, crashed into their motorbike in the southern province of Dong Nai Wednesday.
Pham Thi Kim Yen, 21, Ho Trung Nghia, 4, Bui Minh Thinh, 3, and Ho Thi Bich Ngoc, 2, fell off their bike and beneath the truck driven by Nguyen Duc Linh, 30.
Thinh and Ngoc died on the spot. Yen and Nghia were injured and rushed to hospital where the former was declared dead on arrival.
The deadly accident happened at around 7:05 a.m. in Xuan Loc District.
The motorbike was badly damaged, while the truck plunged off the road and turned turtle.
Linh was arrested for questioning.
Police said the truck may have encroached on the motorbike lane, causing the accident.