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Two drivers killed in central Vietnam truck collision

By Le Hoang   October 22, 2022 | 01:07 am PT
Two drivers killed in central Vietnam truck collision
A truck is deformed after crashing into another in Thanh Hoa Province, October 22, 2022. Photo by VnExpress
Two truck collided heads-on in central Vietnam's Thanh Hoa Province Saturday morning, killing both drivers.

Chu Van Hung, 34, was driving a truck at 4 a.m. when it collided with a tractor driven by Nguyen Dinh Cuong, 39, approaching from the opposite direction.

Both vehicles were thrown off the road, and both drivers were trapped inside their distorted cabins. The tractor then caught fire and exploded. Neither vehicle was carrying any goods.

Firefighters and rescue forces were dispatched to the scene. When they managed to get both drivers out, they were dead.

Traffic resumed at 6 a.m. An investigation is ongoing.

Firefighters and rescuers try to get two drivers out of their trucks following a collision in Thanh Hoa, October 22, 2022. Video by VnExpress/Lam Son

 
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