Two people were killed when a four-seater car crashed off the Chương Dương Bridge in Hà Nội into the Red River on Saturday.
|A four-seater car is pulled out of the Red River in Hà Nội early yesterday after it crashed on the Chương Dương Bridge on Saturday, killing two people inside. — Photo vietnamplus.vn
The Mercedes-Benz vehicle hit the handrail and fell into the river early evening as it was crossing the bridge to get to the city’s centre from Long Biên District.
Authorities said the car’s front was crushed and its airbag had exploded when it was taken out of the water early yesterday.
The two victims were identified as Nguyễn Thị Thu Hương, 29, from Hà Đông District, and Bùi Kim Chi, 21, a resident of Thanh Xuân District.
Hương, the car’s owner, was sitting in the back seat when she was killed.
The crash is under investigation.VNS