Cop dies in motorcycle crash
A policeman was killed when his motorcycle crashed along a road in Zamboanga City, Sunday afternoon, police reported Tuesday.
PO1 Mark Anthony Fantillana, 31, of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company's Coastal Patrol Unit, died in the hospital Monday morning, according to a report from the regional police.
Fantillana was assigned at the Manicahan Community Police Assistance Center at the time of the incident.
The incident occurred along the Bypass Road in Brgy. Culianan, around 5:50 p.m. Sunday.
Fantillana was driving his motorcycle towards Manicahan when he accidentally crashed into the sacks of sand and gravel stockpiled along the road, according to the report.
He was immediately brought to the Zamboanga City Medical Center, but expired 11:30 a.m. Monday.— John Roson