Vietnam records 35 road traffic deaths during 1st day of Tet

February 11, 2024

Seventy-eight traffic accidents were reported on Saturday, the first day of the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, leaving 35 people dead and 66 others injured, according to the Ministry of Public Security. The Vietnam News Agency reported that the number of traffic crashes, fatalities, and injuries increased by seven, five, and 11, respectively, compared to Friday. Nationwide, traffic police officers patrolled the streets and issued citations to 7,469 individuals for violating safety regulations. Law enforcement forces confiscated 211 vehicles found in violation, including over 3,500 motorcycles, and revoked nearly 1,600 driver's licenses. The first collision between a 18-year-old motorcyclist and an 11-year-old cyclist happened at 12:00 pm, leaving both slightly injured.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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