Ho Chi Minh City greenery company confirms proper maintenance after fallen branch killed resident

January 20, 2024

The Ho Chi Minh City Greenery Parks (HGPA) Company Limited has affirmed that the tree, whose branch tragically fell and caused the demise of a man in District 5 earlier this week, had been maintained in accordance with technical procedures. Representatives from HGPA, Ward 3 authorities, and D.’s family accompanied the deceased victim home to facilitate funeral arrangements afterward. Passersby gather at the scene where a tree branch fell on a man on Nguyen Trai Street in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, January 18, 2024. Additionally, the presence of a high-rise building opposite the tree, affecting it with wind, is considered a contributing factor. HGPA plans to check and remove dry, drooping, heavy, and long branches on trees along Nguyen Trai Street, particularly for large and old trees, following the incident.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News