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At least 4 killed in Vietnam's street accident

HANOI, April 3 (Xinhua) — At least 4 individuals have been killed in a truck crash in Vietnam’s south-central coastal province of Phu Yen on Monday morning, Vietnam News Agency reported.

The accident occurred at round 9:30 a.m. native time (0230 GMT) on provincial street DT 643 going by way of An My commune, Tuy An district, Phu Yen province, when the truck carrying watermelons slid down a steep slope, crashed into the facet of a mountain and overturned, spilling the watermelons it was carrying onto the street.

Among the fatalities, a minimum of 4 individuals have been pronounced useless on the scene and 5 others have been taken to the hospital for harm therapy, mentioned the native site visitors authorities.

Nine individuals, together with the motive force and passengers, have been trapped contained in the truck and needed to be minimize free from the car by native police, Huynh Van Khoa, chairman of Tuy An People’s Committee, advised Vietnam Net.

Local authorities additionally reported one other street crash, killing one, on the identical day.

Further investigation is underway into the reason for the accidents.

More than 11,400 site visitors accidents occurred in Vietnam final yr, killing 6,384 individuals and injuring over 7,800, official knowledge confirmed.