A traffic police officer died and another was injured Monday after being hit by a truck in the northern province of Thai Binh Monday.
At around 10 a.m. Sergeant Major Bui Van Thuan of the Kien Xuong District traffic police was on a motorbike patrol in Binh Minh Commune with his colleague Dang Tuan Anh.
A truck coming in the opposite direction crashed into their vehicle, killing Anh on the spot. Thuan was injured and is being treated at the Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi.
The Kien Xuong police arrested the truck driver, Nguyen Van Tien, 29, for questioning.