Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 5640
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Policeman Miguel Santiago-Garayua was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver as he transported a prisoner to jail.
He was driving on PR-1, in Juana Diaz, when the crash occurred.
Policeman Santiago-Garayua was a Puerto Rico National Guard veteran and had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, children, and mother.