Nguyen Hoang Anh, a 27-year-old volunteer, took the initiative to drive an ambulance belonging to a charitable organization on Monday night. Around 11 p.m., Anh used the ambulance to safely transport three patients back home from the hospital.
Upon reaching Ba Don Town, the vehicle accidentally collided with an electric pole, resulting in significant force that not only broke the pole it hit but also two adjacent ones.
On Monday night, an unfortunate accident occurred resulting in the driver sustaining a leg fracture while two other individuals on board suffered injuries. Swiftly following the incident, all three were promptly transported to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention. It brings relief to know that their condition has stabilized and they're currently under proper care.
Until noon on Tuesday, the families in Quang Thuan Ward were left to handle a blackout due to the broken poles.
In the image captured by VnExpress/Thanh Cong, employees of the Central Electricity Corporation are shown diligently fixing a damaged electric pole.
The electricity supply in the vicinity was restored by Tuesday afternoon, as confirmed by the Central Electricity Corporation, a subsidiary of Vietnam Electricity.
Based on preliminary details, the incident occurred during rainy weather conditions which rendered the road slippery. It is speculated that the driver endeavored to steer clear of a puddle, resulting in the loss of control of the vehicle, ultimately colliding with a pole before managing to come to a halt.