(PLO)- Two consecutive accidents occurred on the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong highway, causing traffic jams through the area.
At noon on January 15, the Traffic Police Patrol Team No. 7 of the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong Expressway said that the functional forces were present in time to coordinate in handling 2 traffic accidents that occurred in Thu Thua district. .
The scene of the accident at Km 31+690 on the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong highway. Photo: CTV
At 6:10 am on January 15, at Km 31+690 of the Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong expressway from Ho Chi Minh City to Trung Luong, the truck BKS 60H-028.30 was driven by driver Hoang Phuong Nam (51 years old). , living in Dong Nai) driving in lane 2 when he changed into the emergency lane, he was hit from behind by truck BKS 66H – 03192 driven by driver Nguyen Van Tien (35 years old, living in Dong Thap) running from behind. .
No one was injured in the accident, the vehicle was slightly damaged, and the traffic was congested, causing vehicles to move slowly through the area. The competent forces were present in a timely manner to coordinate the handling.
The second accident caused four cars to collide in a row, severely damaged vehicles. Photo: CTV
Then at 7:40 a.m., at the Km26 section from Ho Chi Minh City to Tien Giang, an accident occurred between 1 truck and 3 cars in a continuous collision.
The second accident caused congestion more than 5km on the HCM City – Trung Luong expressway. Photo: HUYNH DU
As a result, the front and rear of the vehicles were severely damaged. Vehicles are blocking the road, occupying 2 lanes, causing local traffic jams lasting more than 5km.
The functional forces were present in time, coordinated handling to pull the vehicle into the stop, and returned to the clear lane.