Ok-pop star Im Seulong has killed a pedestrian in a horrifying automotive collision.
The singer, who’s a member of group 2AM, was driving via the rain in Seoul on Saturday night when he hit a pedestrian who was at a crossing.
The 33-year-old, whose actual title is Lim Seul-ong, tried to assist the particular person earlier than emergency companies arrived, in accordance with native studies, however they died of their accidents on the way in which to hospital.
Seulong’s representatives stated in a press release to Soompi : “First, might the sufferer of the deadly accident relaxation in peace, and we ship our deepest condolences to his household.
“On August 1, Im Seulong was driving his automotive when the accident within the rain occurred. Whereas driving, he collided with a pedestrian crossing the street.
“Proper after the accident, Im Seulong instantly took emergency measures on web site, however the sufferer sadly handed away whereas he was being taken to the hospital.
“Im Seulong was questioned by the police in accordance with protocol and was despatched dwelling afterwards, however he’s in a state of shock.”
The consultant, of company Jellyfish Leisure, stated they might not go into additional element concerning the incident.
They added: “Please perceive that we can not reveal the small print of the incident because the outcomes of the police investigation haven’t been revealed but.
“Nonetheless, we perceive how a lot ache the sufferer’s members of the family should be in, and we want to sincerely apologise to them.
“As soon as once more, might the sufferer relaxation in peace, and we ship our deepest condolences to his household. We additionally lengthen our apologies to followers for inflicting concern. Thanks.”
Native police in Seoul stated they’re investigating the demise of the pedestrian.
They stated in a press release: “We’re at the moment within the means of investigating the accident.
“It’s true that the particular person handed away after being hit by Im Seulong’s automotive whereas he was jaywalking.
“Nonetheless, we’re nonetheless investigating the small print of the scenario and whether or not Im Seulong violated the Street Visitors Act.
“Im Seulong was not driving below the affect, however we’re investigating different potentialities, comparable to rushing.
“Nonetheless, it’s tough for us to say something presently because the investigation is at the moment underway. We ask to your understanding that we can not reveal particulars relating to the investigation.”