The car tire exploded and flipped sideways on the highway, the Vice President of Ho Chi Minh City had an accident on the way to work
Mar 29, 2022 10:24 GMT+7
On the morning of March 29, the car carrying Mr. Le Hoa Binh (Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City) on a business trip suddenly crashed on the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong highway, the injured people were taken to the emergency room. .
Around 7:30 a.m. on the same day, the blue car drove on Trung Luong Expressway towards Ho Chi Minh City to Tien Giang. When arriving at Km 21 + 700 (Ben Luc district), this vehicle blew a tire and flipped sideways.
A source said, the vehicle that crashed was driven by driver Nguyen Quang Vinh, carrying the leader of Ho Chi Minh City on a business trip, which is Vice President of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoa Binh. After the accident, the leader of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City was seriously injured and taken to the emergency room.
A representative of the Traffic Police Department said that this unit is coordinating with the highway management agency and Long An province authorities to handle the scene and investigate the cause of the accident. The incident caused serious traffic jams on this highway heading to the West.
The scene of the accident. (Photo: Thien Long)
Talking quickly with PV, Dr. Huynh Minh Phuc, Director of Long An Department of Health said: “After being informed by people, medical staff were quickly present at the scene. When they got on the bus, a The patient’s heart stopped and his breathing stopped. The team just gave first aid and transferred to Long An Provincial General Hospital. Currently, the patient’s condition is still very critical. The team of doctors is still active. patient care”.
More photos from the incident scene. (Photo: Facebook)
Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong Expressway, put into operation in 2010, is the first expressway in the South connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Long An and Tien Giang provinces. This expressway has a length of about 62km with 4 lanes.
This route stipulates that the maximum vehicle speed is 120 km/h, and the minimum is 60 km/h at the median strip. In the lane next to the emergency stop lane, the maximum speed is 80 km/h, the minimum speed is 50 km/h.
Currently, the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong Expressway is often overloaded with 40,000 – 50,000 vehicles per day and night. According to statistics, there have been more than 200 accidents since the expressway stopped toll collection.
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