|At the scene
A passenger coach was heading from Sa Pa to Lao Cai when the accident occurred at 11:00 a.m. The vehicle crashed into a motorbike, numbered 24P6-4676 that was driving in the opposite direction on Km118, National Highway 4D.
The horrific crash left the motorbike driver dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Chau A Mao, 17, residing in Chu Lin 1 village, Trung Chai commune, Sa Pa district.
The coach, which at the time was carrying several passengers, was turned over in the incident and seriously damaged. Fortunately, no fatalities occurred on the coach.
According to several sources, following the collision, the coach driver named as Nguyen Manh Hung, 55, residing in Ngoc Khanh ward, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, left the scene along with the passengers in another vehicle.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.