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Truck crushed in Hanoi train collision
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A truck was crushed after being hit by a train in Hanoi's Thuong Tin District on Wednesday morning.



A truck was crushed after being hit by a train in Hanoi on September 13.

The accident occurred at 6 am according to local authorities, when a truck was using a railway crossing at Nhi Khe Commune.

Chairman of the communal people's committee, Nguyen Tien, said that the truck driver failed to notice the warning signs at the crossing.

"The truck was split into two with its body pushed some 20 metres and totally crushed out," Tien said. "Luckily the driver only had slight injuries."

The accident has caused serious traffic jams on the Highway 1 during morning rush hours.


Traffic jam caused by the accident.


Lots of train accidents have been reported at a number of railway crossings many of them illegally opened by local people on the north-south route.



A buffalo was killed while using an illegal crossing in the central province of Ha Tinh on September 12.

Nine buffaloes were killed while using an illegal crossing in the central province of Ha Tinh Monday and Tuesday.

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