Cop dies in road mishap-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
A POLICEMAN was killed in a head-on collision between an ambulance and a motorcycle in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Wednesday.
The fatality was identified as Police Officer 1 (PO1) Ian Paul Adano, 27, assigned with the Zamboanga Sibugay Police Office.
Adano was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician at the provincial hospital, according to Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca.
The incident took place around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Purok Nuevo in the village of Sanito, Ipil, the capital town of Zamboanga Sibugay.
Investigation showed that the ambulance of Ipil Municipal Health Office driven by Edwarn Gallemit, 24 was transporting a pregnant woman to the provincial hospital while Adano was driving motorcycle when collided head-on, Huesca said.
Further investigation revealed that the ambulance had encroached the opposite lane that result to the head-on collision, the police said.
Gallemit was detained for further investigation, the police added.