Cop killed, another hurt after car falls off bridge in Capiz

Cherry Palma, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 01 2018 03:10 AM

A policeman died while another was injured after their vehicle fell off a bridge in Capiz, Thursday. RMN Roxas photo

A policeman died while another was injured after their vehicle fell off a bridge in Panit-an town, Capiz on Thursday.

PO2 Brix Byron Castor was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead after suffering a fatal wound in the head, while PO2 Leo Bentazal, the driver of the vehicle, was brought to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Iloilo City.

PO2 Francisco Balasa said the policemen were on their way home after rendering service in the town’s Brigada Eskwela. 

Balasa said Bentazal lost control of the vehicle.

The victims were assigned as police aviation security personnel at the Roxas City Airport.