Daniel Matsunaga released an official statement via Star Magic regarding the accident that he got involved with last Sunday, August 19, in Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City.
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The Brapanese actor-model elaborated on what had happened after the rider was brought to the hospital for medication.
He wrote, "In the same morning, after his check up, he was able to meet me and his family at the police station. We settled upon an agreement that I will take care of all his needs caused by this inconvenience."
The rider was not severely harmed and only sustained minor bruises according to the 29-year-old actor.
"I’m very grateful to all the police and MMDA officers who extended their help and to God for His protection upon manong rider. The members of my church and family are all in prayers for you manong rider. I sincerely apologize for whatever inconvenience this accident has caused you and your family," he added.
Meanwhile, Daniel thanked those who prayed for him to overcome the trauma of unintentionally hurting someone through a series of Instagram stories in his official account.
It read, "The thought of hurting someone or worse really got to me. I couldn't stop thinking about it no matter what. I really appreciate all of you who took your time to say a prayer. I was able to rest up after I heard from Kuya (rider) again and got assurance that he is ok and resting."
Daniel assured everyone that he was and still taking great responsibility of the rider and his family.
In movies, Daniel starred in "She's the One" in 2013, "Past Tense" in 2014, and "Fallback" in 2017.
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