Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Im Seulong expressed his deep condolences to the victims and the victim's family, will continue the investigation.


A pedestrian was killed in a rain road accident caused by singer Im Seulong. Im Seulong expressed his deep condolences to the deceased and the bereaved family, and the police will conduct a reinforced investigation.

According to the Seoul Police Station on the 4th, Im Seulong had a car accident on a road in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, at 11:50 p.m. on the 1st. Im Seulong was driving an SUV on a rainy road at the time and hit a man in his 50s who was jaywalking on a crosswalk. A eventually died while being transported to a nearby hospital.

"It is true that Im Seulong was investigated by police in a car accident in which a jaywalking pedestrian died," police told Herald Pop. "We are still investigating whether Im Seulong was guilty or not." Police will also investigate further.

Im Seulong's agency, Jellyfish Entertainment, said in its official position, "On the 1st, Im Seulong was driving his car when a rain accident occurred. There was a collision with a pedestrian crossing while driving. Im Seulong immediately took relief measures at the scene right after the accident, but unfortunately, the victim died while being transported to the hospital," he explained.

"Im Seulong has been investigated by the police station following the procedure, and has since been sent home or has been severely shocked," he said. "I know how painful the bereaved families of the victims will be, and I offer a deep apology to the bereaved families. Once again, I pray to the victim for the repose of the deceased and express my deepest condolences to the bereaved families."