The accident occurred when the truck driver Nguyen Van Thanh lost control and crashed into the vehicles that were waiting at a red light on R​oad No. 356 at Thai Son Intersection, Hai Phong City’s police told Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper.

The strong hit left five people injured while two vehicles were thrown onto the sidewalk and others were seriously deformed.

The injured were rushed to a hospital following the accident.

A quick alcohol test at the scene showed an alcohol content of 1,959 milligrams per liter in the driver’s blood, well above the allowed level in Vietnam.

Further investigation is still taking place.

This article was originally published in Tuoitrenews