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Five killed in road accident in Lam Dong province

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The driver of a truck carrying fertilizer lost control of his vehicle and hit three cars, five motorbikes, and killed five people and injured others in Duc Trong district, in the central highlands province of Lam Dong on May 14.

At the scene of the accident (Photo:Sggp)

At the scene of the accident (Photo:Sggp)

The accident occurred at about 7am this morning on the National Highway 20 in Fi Nom town.
The truck was reportedly being driven by Tran Trong Tin, 28, from Ha Tinh province, running from Da Lat City to HCM City. Witnesses said its driver lost control and hit one car and many motorbikes, then crashed into roadside houses and two cars. The truck was upturned on the side of the road.
The victims were the truck’s driver and four people who were travelling on the street, including Nguyen Thi Huong,68, Nguyen Thi Bach Phuong,66, from Duc Trong district and two unidentified person. Injured people were Ha Tan Tri,53, and Nguyen Thi Mong Hoa,63, from Duc Trong district.
After hearing about the accident, the traffic police went to the scene to investigate the cause.
Tai nạn thảm khốc trên QL 20, ít nhất 5 người tử vong tại chỗ ảnh 1
                                                At the scene of the accident
Tai nạn thảm khốc trên QL 20, ít nhất 5 người tử vong tại chỗ ảnh 3
                                  A car is damaged in the accident.
Tai nạn thảm khốc trên QL 20, ít nhất 5 người tử vong tại chỗ ảnh 6
                            Motorbikes were damaged in the accident.
Tai nạn thảm khốc trên QL 20, ít nhất 5 người tử vong tại chỗ ảnh 8
Tai nạn thảm khốc trên QL 20, ít nhất 5 người tử vong tại chỗ ảnh 17
                   The traffic police go to the scene to investigate the cause.

By DOAN KIEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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