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The coach that crashed off a bridge in Thanh Hoa Province on Tuesday, killing one and injuring eight others. — Photo

Local residents and police broke the coach’s windows to rescue the victims.

The driver was named as Le Van Tung, 30, from the northern province of Bac Ninh.

Seven victims are receiving treatment at Tuan Linh Clinic in Tinh Gia District, while more seriously injured passengers have been taken to the Hanoi-based Viet Nam-Germany Hospital.

An investigation is underway.


In another development, one person died and three others were seriously hurt the same morning in a coach accident in Giao Chau Commune, Giao Thuy District, in the northern province of Nam Dinh.

The coach crashed into an electric bike running in the same direction before running into a car and nearby house.

The woman driving the electric bike died on the spot. Three passengers on the coach were injured. The house and the car were destroyed.

Police have opened an investigation into the case.