- The family doctor of Eddie Garcia has finally revealed the real cause of the actor's collapse
- It wasn't a heart attack but a fractured neck which caused his uneventful collapse
- According to his doctor, the veteran actor is in a critical condition due to a "severe cervical fracture"
After a lot of speculations concerning the collapse of the veteran actor, Eddie Garcia, on the set, his doctor has finally spoken up.
KAMI learned that his doctor, Dr. Enrique Lagman, stated that the cause of the collapse of Manoy was a fractured neck and not a heart attack.
As per the report of ABS-CBN, lagman stated that, "The doctors ruled out heart attack and stroke as proven by several validating tests done in Mary Johnston hospital. He is in critical condition due to severe cervical fracture."
In the video of Eddie Garcia's collapse, which has made rounds in social media, it could be seen that he initially tripped then stumbled forward before becoming unconscious.
As of this writing, the 90-year-old actor is in deep sleep.
He is currently confined at the Makati Medical Center. He was initially taken to the Mary Johnston Hospital in Tondo right after the incidetn.
The family of the veteran actor is taking care of him and has requested that they be given the privacy they need.
Eddie Garcia is one of the most-respected veteran actors in the Philippine showbiz industry. At a ripe age of 90, he is still doing one thing that he loved the most, acting. He had a stint in Coco Martin's Ang Probinsiyano.
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