Young cop dies in road accident

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte (April 28) – PO1 Denbert Madamba, together with his wife as back rider, was driving his motorcycle when it collided with a tricycle in Brgy. Parparoroc, this town.

The cop sustained fatal head injuries which resulted to his instant death. His wife was slightly hurt.

Witnesses said that the tricycle driven by Rexy Baloja, resident of the same barangay, was speeding on the opposite direction when it suddenly grabbed the victim’s lane. Baloja sustained minor injuries.

P/Insp. Allan Abuan, deputy police chief, said the victim was conducting surveillance on a suspected drug personality when the accident occurred. His wife with him as a cover up.

Madamba resided at Brgy. Visaya of this town. He served at Vintar Police Station for three years.(tsg)