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Poe thankful dad-in-law safe after fall from carpark: ‘Good thing he wore seatbelt’


Senator Grace Poe on Sunday expressed relief and gratitude after her father-in-law survived a fall aboard his sports utility vehicle from a carpark at a shopping mall in San Juan City.

Teodoro Paraiso Llamanzares sustained fractured ribs and bruises after his vehicle fell from an elevated parking space .

“Thankfully my father-in-law, Dr. Teodoro Paraiso Llamanzares, is alright and no one else was hurt in the incident,” the senator said in a statement.

Llamanzares was wearing his seatbelt, according to Poe.

“It’s a good thing he was wearing his seatbelt so he only has a few fractured ribs and bruises but we expect a speedy recovery,” she said.

“We want to thank everyone for their prayers and concern. We’re just thankful he was kept safe and no one else was injured,” she said.