PHNOM PENH, (Khmer Times) – Tuesday morning’s accident in Svay Rieng province shocked Cambodia. The number of fatalities has risen to 19, as confirmed by Labor Minister It Samheng .
Witnesses and investigating police are of the opinion that the Vietnamese bus driver, 45-year-old Le Vang Ping is responsible for the collision. His overtaking manoeuver was dangerous and violated traffic laws.
He has been arrested, and is being held at the Svay Rieng Police Commissary
Cambodian leaders, the Labor Ministry, the Ministry of Social affairs, and the Cambodian Red Cross offer aid to families of the victims.