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Five killed after truck crashes into market

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HCMC – Five people were killed and another five injured in a fatal accident on June 13, as a truck ploughed into a local wet market in Dak Nong Province after colliding with several vehicles, confirmed a local official.

While passing through Dak R’La Commune in Dak Nong Province’s Dak Mil District on Ho Chi Minh Highway at some 7 a.m., the truck suddenly crashed into another truck, a farm vehicle and several motorbikes parked by the side of the street, before ploughing into the local market.

The crash left three people dead on the spot, with two breathing their last on the way to hospital. The five injured were sent to two local hospitals for treatment. All of the deceased and injured are women, who were mostly vendors at the market.

On being notified of the accident, local officials were dispatched to the scene to deal with the aftermath. The police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal accident.

 

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