On the evening of April 2, the Da Nang Municipal Police Department received information about a group of youngsters who gathered in for an illegal motorbike race in local streets, violating the “social distancing” regulation. The city police then deployed their forces to dissolve the gathering. When the police forces arrived, the criminal tried to flee away on their motorbikes. Upon chasing them, a police officer and a police soldier of the Son Tra District Police under the Da Nang Municipal Police Department were killed in a crash with the offenders. They are:
- Captain Dang Thanh Tuan, born in 1979, an officer of the Police Team for Traffic Safety - Social Order under the Son Tra District Police Station.
- Sergeant Vo Van Toan, born in 1997, a soldier of the Judicial Support and Judgment Execution Team under the Son Tra District Police Station.
The Da Nang city police have currently arrested eight persons related to the case and are expanding investigation to strictly handle the cases in accordance with the laws.