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Aug. 19, 19 | 5:37 pm

Actor and comedian Michael Anthony Pangilinan Riggs, who is also known as Eagle Riggs, is currently confined in a hospital in Palawan after a motorcycle bumped him on Sunday.

Riggs, who was in the province for a show there, is currently confined at the Cooperative Hospital after undergoing a leg operation, according to a report from Palawan News.

The accident happened on Sunday around 5:00 in the morning while crossing the road in Barangay Bancao-Bancao.

Five hours earlier on Monday, Aug. 19, Riggs was able to post some photos of the event he hosted last Saturday on his Facebook account.

Photo credit: Eagle Riggs Facebook account

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