Cop dies, Mikey Arroyo injured after Pampanga car crash
MANILA, Philippines – Former Pampanga 2nd District and Ang Galing Pinoy Representative Juan Miguel Arroyo and his two companions were hurt, while a Central Luzon policeman was killed in a vehicular accident in Bacolor town in Pampanga on Monday afternoon, January 23.
Police Officer 2 Alexander Villamin died after his Honda Civic crashed into the metallic gray Toyota Hi-Lux – with conduction sticker VH 7847 – carrying Arroyo, Edward Mendoza Montervergin, and their driver John Macaraeg at around 3:30 pm along Maliwalu village on the megadike's eastern side.
The 3 were travelling on FVR Megadike Road in the vicinity of Maliwalu village in Bacolor town towards Porac town when their vehicle collided head-on with a blue Honda Civic sedan with plate number WFP 604 driven by Villamin.
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Villamin was assigned to the Regional Public Safety Battalion of the Central Luzon police in Camp Olivas in Pampanga.
Arroyo, the eldest son of former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, and his companions were injured and brought by an ambulance to the Mother Teresa of Calcutta Medical Center in the nearby City of San Fernando. He was later transferred to Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Metro Manila.
Villamin, on the other hand, died inside his car due to the impact of the collision. His remains were brought to a funeral parlor in Dila-Dila village in Santa Rita town.
Police said Villamin was cruising from the opposite side of the road towards Bacolor town when the fatal accident happened.
Investigators are still trying to find out which of the 2 vehicles had occupied the opposite lane of the road that led to the head-on collision that resulted to death, multiple physical injuries and damage to properties. – with a reports from Jun Malig/Rappler.com