A serious road traffic accident in central Khanh Hoa province on the morning of March 8 killed at least 11 people, including two bus drivers, and injured 49 others.

According to preliminary reports, two buses collided head-on when travelling on National Highway 1 in Cam Nghia ward, Cam Ranh town.

People injured in the accident were taken to local hospitals.

On the day, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent a message asking Khanh Hoa to promptly deal with the consequences of the accident.

The province was also requested to work with the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Public Security to figure out the cause of the accident.-VNA