A MEMBER of the PNP Special Action Force died on Tuesday morning when he was hit by a still unidentified vehicle while standing along the national highway in Bgy. Landayan, San Pedro City, Laguna.
PO2 Paul Malucay, of legal age and resident of Cada Balili, Mankayan, Benguet, died due to serious injuries in the head and body. He was rushed to the Amante Hospital in San Pedro City but was pronounced dead upon arrival at 2:50 in the morning.
Malucay was assigned to the National Bureau of Prisons in Muntinlupa (maximedium).
Initial investigation conducted by Supt. Geovanni Martinez, San Pedro police chief, said the incident transpired at around 1:40 a.m. while the victim was standing in front of Albertos restaurant in Bgy Landayan.
After he was hit, the SAF victim rolled to the concrete highway while the unidentified vehicle and driver immediately escaped.
Supt. Martinez immediately alerted and directed mobile patrol cars to set up a checkpoint for possible apprehension of the suspect.
The San Pedro police also requested nearby establishments to give them CCTV footages for possible identification of the suspects.