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Beware Hanoi roads at dusk

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 18 May 2005 | Views [3827] | Comments [1]

I was crossing the road (on a pedestrian crossing) in Hanoi at dusk. I was hit by a motorcyle driver who did not have his lights on and did not see me. I fell backwards onto my elbow and shoulder and then hit my head on the ground. I took a taxi to the Hanoi French Hospital for treatment where they gave me 3 stitches for my head wound, plus dressings to cuts and grazes to various parts of my head, arms, legs and shoulder. They took an x-ray of my chest but did not find any damage. They prescribed Augmentin for 4 days.

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i hate the roads there so dangerous for the young people and the elderly that get pushed and shuffed all over the place bye tatoo men and rough tough bashing guys and bullys

  emilie May 12, 2008 8:48 PM

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