DONG NAI (VNS)– Three people were injured after a coach smashed into an oncoming lorry and an electricity pole yesterday afternoon in Dong Hoa Commune of Trang Bom District.
The coach was carrying 40 passengers from HCM City to Ha Noi when it crashed into the lorry, forcing it to collide with a roadside electricity pole.
The accident left four communes without power until the evening.
Local police are investigating the cause of the accident.
On Sunday, four people died instantly in an accident between two motorbikes in the Hiep Hoa district of Bac Giang province.
The victims were aged between 20 and 26. — VNS
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