|At the scene (Photo: 91.com)
According to information released by local police, the accident happened at 1:05 when the truck, registered 98C-09884, was heading from Lang Son towards Thai Nguyen on National Highway 1B.
The vehicle crashed into an Inova mini bus, registered 12A -01464, that was heading in the opposite direction on the highway.
The horrific nature of the crash left all eight passengers in the vehicle injured. All of the victims, including a Korean girl, were immediately transported to a local hospital to receive treatment. Unfortunately the girl later died due to her injuries.
A police officer noted that the truck driver was found to have tested positive for drugs.