President Rodrigo Duterte figured in a motorcycle accident evening of October 16, Senator Bong Go said on October 17.
“Sumemplang sa motor si PRRD (President Duterte) kagabi habang nagmomotor,” Senator Go disclosed in statement to reporters.
Go said the accident transpired inside Presidential Security Group (PSG) compound inside Malacañang Complex. The President is currently resting at the official presidential residence.
“I would like to assure the nation that the President is safe, in good hands, and in good health,” Presidential Spokesperson and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Secretary Salvador Panelo said in press briefing.
Secretary Panelo said the President was parking his motorcycle “but after he parked his motorcycle, his shoes naipit so he was trying to reach for it natumba siya.” He noted that the accident was very slight.