At least seven people have been killed and two others injured in three traffic accidents which occurred in the northern province of Hai Duong on Tuesday morning.
Chairman of Kim Thanh District People’s Committee, Vu Dinh Thanh told Dantri/Dtinews that the accidents occurred early this morning on National Highway 5 in Kim Thanh District.
According to police reports, a man was hit dead by a 16-seated passenger bus while cycling on the National Highway 5 running through the district at 4am. Many people including police, the man’s relatives and passers-by gathered at the accident site. At 5am, a truck while trying to avoid another vehicle overturned on the crowd and left at least five people dead and two others injured.
The accidents caused major congestion on the highway.
Police also said that another man was killed after a container truck collided with a truck in Kim Thanh District earlier the same morning.