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Around 60 traffic accidents occur in the first two days of public holiday

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – The Traffic Police Department said that 60 traffic accidents nationwide had killed 26 people and injured 28 others during the first two days of the public holiday, April 29 and 30.

Accidents mainly occurred on roads, of which the most serious one was two cars crashing on a section of the Hanoi-Lao Cai Expressway, passing through Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province, causing one death and 18 injuries.

On April 29 and 30, the country had seen over 18,800 cases of traffic violations, with nearly 330 automobiles and over 7,200 motorcycles detained and 4,400 driving licenses suspended. Of these, over 5,600 cases were related to drunk driving and nearly 3,600 were speed limit violations.

The public holiday lasts five days, from April 29 till the end of May 3.

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