Cop dead in Quirino town road crash
SANTIAGO CITY — A 27-year-old policeman died after his motorcycle collided with a tricycle in Barangay Villa Sur, Maddela town, Quirino province, police said on Monday, Oct. 31.
Investigators identified the fatality as Cpl. Bernie Pascual, who belonged to the 2nd Quirino Provincial Mobile Force Company and a native of Quirino’s Aglipay town.
Police said Pascual’s motorcycle was hit by the tricycle driven by 82-year-old Alfonso Blanco Jr. during a heavy downpour.
An initial investigation showed that Pascual was not wearing a helmet and was not carrying his driver’s license at the time of the accident.
Pascual was thrown off his motorcycle, causing head injuries. He was taken to a hospital but died later. INQ
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