Seulong was sadly involved in a fatal accident.
The 33-year-old South Korean superstar and member of K-pop boy band 2AM was involved in a car accident that resulted in the death of a jaywalking pedestrian, his agency confirmed in a statement on Tuesday (August 4).
“First, may the victim of the fatal accident rest in peace, and we send our deepest condolences to his family. On August 1, Im Seulong was driving his car when the accident in the rain occurred. While driving, he collided with a pedestrian crossing the road. Right after the accident, Im Seulong immediately took emergency measures on site, but the victim unfortunately passed away while he was being taken to the hospital. Im Seulong was questioned by the police according to protocol and was sent home afterwards, but he is in a state of shock,” the agency said in a statement.
“Please understand that we cannot reveal the details of the incident as the results of the police investigation have not been revealed yet. However, we understand how much pain the victim’s family members must be in, and we would like to sincerely apologize to them. Once again, may the victim rest in peace, and we send our deepest condolences to his family. We also extend our apologies to fans for causing concern. Thank you.”
“We are currently in the process of investigating the accident. It is true that the person passed away after being hit by Im Seulong’s car while he was jaywalking. However, we are still investigating the details of the situation and whether Im Seulong violated the Road Traffic Act,” police previously confirmed in a statement.
Our thoughts are with Seulong and the victim’s loved ones at this difficult time.
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