A policeman was killed after he figured in an accident at the national highway in Barangay 5, Isabela town, Negros Occidental, on Sunday, January 30.
Killed was Pat. Michael Cuanico, 28, of Binalbagan town, and was assigned at the Moises Padilla Police Station.
The victim’s motorcycle was hit by a tricycle traversing the opposite direction after its driver, a 17-year-old, lost control of the wheel, a police report showed.
The impact caused both drivers and the tricycle’s two passengers to fall on the cemented road.
The victims were brought to the Ignacio Lacson Arroyo Sr. Memorial District Hospital where the policeman later expired.*