The accident scene (Photo: Seattle Times)
Three of four Vietnamese students injured in a collision between a tour vehicle and a bus in Seattle, US, have been discharged from hospital, while the other is in stable health condition, according to the Vietnamese Consulate General in San Francisco.

Cao Vu Mai, Deputy Consul General in San Francisco, said Dinh Thi Nam Phuong, who is staying in hospital, experienced a two-hour operation due to thigh injury. Her health is recovering, said Mai.

The Vietnamese Consulate General in San Francisco is also working with the US Department of State to assist Phuong’s families with visa procedure to enter the US and reach Seattle , she revealed.

Right after being informed of the accident, involving 29 Vietnamese students, the Vietnamese Consul General sent its staff to the site to support the Vietnamese victims. Families of students on board the bus can contact hotline +1415-425-0228 for further information, added Mai.

According to local police, the collision between North Seattle College bus carrying international students from six countries and a duck boat tourist vehicle on September 25 killed four students and injured more than 50. Twelve were critically injured.-VNA