Mister International 2014 and Tondo police officer Neil Perez is now in a stable condition after being involved in a vehicular accident last Sunday, June 1.
In previous reports, Neil's manager Jonas Gaffud said the male pageant titleholder gained a fracture below his right eye, and added that he may have suffered from temporary amnesia for a time.
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In a report by "Umagang Kay Ganda" today, June 6, Neil was able to share the story of how he was rescued.
"May tatlong bata na naghatid sa akin sa bahay. Kuwento ng mga bata, nung paandar daw ako, may dumaan sa kaliwa ko na truck, iniwasan ko daw. Noong nakita nila na may kasunod na isa pang truck, pinigil nung tatlong bata 'yung truck tapos nung na-semplang ako, inalalayan ako ng mga bata," he related. "Isinakay daw nila ako sa tricycle tapos sila ang nagtulak sa malaking motor ko.
'Yung mga bata mga 13 to 14 years old lang."
On his upcoming birthday, Neil wants to find the three teenage boys who helped him and do a charity event with them. He said, "Hinahanap ko sila. This July kasi mag-birthday ako. Plano ko magpa-charity sa mga bata. Hahanapin ko sila kapag magaling na talaga ako."
Neil is also thankful that he was wearing a helmet. "Ang number one talaga is naka-helmet ako kasi kung hindi ako naka-helmet, siguro hindi lang ito ang tama ko."
He's also grateful for the love and support he received online.
He shared, "Ang hindi ko makakalimutan, 'yung pagmamahal sa iyo ng mga tao na hindi mo akalain. Paggising mo nandiyan sila. Pagbukas ko ng Facebook ko, nagulat ako. Ang dami palang nagmamahal sa akin."
As of now, Neil's right eye is still swollen, and his wounds are still healing.
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