A container truck travelling on the HCM City – Trung Lương Expressway in the southern province of Long An on early Tuesday morning collided with two other container trucks stopped on the sidewalk, killing a driver who was standing between the two stopped vehicles.
Phùng Văn On, an official on the province’s Traffic Safety Committee, said that at about 6am on Tuesday, a container truck stopped on the sidewalk to fix mechanical problems. Another passing truck stopped to help 10 minutes later. The third container truck hit the two stopped trucks.
The official said traffic police and relevant agencies examined the scene of the accident to identify its causes.
The trucks were heavily damaged and the accident caused a 30-minute traffic jam on the expressway.