Kim Chiu hits nose in minor accident

4 years ago

Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu met a minor accident  in the morning of Wednesday, April 23,  when she hit her nose against her van’s metal interior.

In a report on “Aquino & Abunda Tonight”  later that evening, it was learned that Kim was  on her way to the taping of “Ikaw Lamang” when her driver made a sudden stop to avoid a jeepney.  Because of this, Kim, who was sleeping at the back of her van,  hit her nose against the back of the vehicle’s front seat.

No nose fracture

“Nakahiga siya. The back row can be a bed, andoon siya, nakahiga. So when nung biglang prumeno yung driver avoiding yung , I’m not sure kung tricycle or jeepney, tumilapon siya. The seat in front is bakal yung likod, doon siya tumama,” Kris Aquino said.

She added, “When you’re sleeping, you don’t have a seatbelt on. A seatbelt would have saved her.”

Kim was rushed to Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City, where she an X-ray exam.  Fortunately, her nose had no fracture.

Example of professionalism

“Yes ate, natutulog ako sa back. Tapos biglang nagbreak yung driver kasi may tumawid na jeepney. Tumama yung nose ko sa bakal sa likod, wala kasi yung table noon ng time na iyon. Dumiretso yung nose ko pagbangga sa bakal. Tapos nagbleed, super. Tapos nakarinig ako ng crack, kaya natakot na ako,” Kris read Kim’s text message to her.

Kim even reportedly went to the taping of “Ikaw Lamang” after the accident.

“Bilib tayo sa kanyang professionalism,” Kris remarked.

Value of seatbelts

The TV host-actress advised  Kim to show her nose X-ray to the public to dispel rumors that she had  nose surgery.

Kris also advised televiewers to wear seatbelts at all times.