A lethal collision in Hanoi, Vietnam yesterday killed two people and injured one other.
At around 10:40am on February 21, two trucks and and a bus were involved in a chain collision on Thang Long Boulevard in Hanoi, according to a traffic police report. Two motorcyclists who were caught between a truck and the bus died later in hospital, VN Express reported.
Investigations uncovered that a truck turned left off of Thang Long Boulevard while heading towards Hoa Lac-Hanoi. The bus, which was traveling in the opposite direction, crashed into the truck, after which another truck/trailer rammed into the bus from behind. According to the police, the bus driver failed to pay attention to the road and the second truck driver was unable to control the speed of his vehicle, both of which contributed to the collision.
A female bus passenger also broke her leg in the accident. The two deceased have yet to be identified. The accident remains under investigation.