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Huế police officer dies while stopping speeding vehicle

Update: May, 03/2017 - 16:00

THỪA THIÊN - HUẾ — A police officer in central Thừa Thiên - Huế Province’s Huế City died after a speeding motorbike crashed into him on Tuesday afternoon, the city’s Traffic Police Department confirmed on Wednesday morning.

Sergeant Võ Duy Khánh, 30, was badly injured while trying to stop the motorbike on the byway of National Highway 1 that bypasses Huế City, but was instead hit by the vehicle. He was rushed to the Huế Central Hospital for treatment but died later.

The motorbike driver was also injured. The case is under further investigation.

Earlier last month, a police officer in Hà Nội was injured while chasing a motorbike rider who was carrying goods in excess of regulations. The rider ended up pulling the police officer while attempting to flee. — VNS


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