Earlier today, 2PM’s Nichkhun was caught driving under the influence of alcohol.
On July 24 at 2:30AM KST, Nichkhun was involved in a car accident in Gangnam. It’s been reported that the singer had been under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into a motorcycle. His BAC measured at 0.056%, and his license has been suspended. Nichkhun had been on his way to his dormitory after having two glasses of beer with his fellow JYP labelmates following a rehearsal.
One witness explained, “The victim was on the ground, and blood was flowing from his head. The ambulance came, and he was sent to Seoul Kunkuk University Hospital’s emergency room.” Local media “The Herald Biz” reported that this witness accompanied the victim to the hospital. The witness continued, “He couldn’t use turn his waist and felt tremendous pain on his shoulders.” Click here to see photos from the scene.
However, according to the Gangnam Police Station, no one was seriously injured, and both completed their insurance protocols following the incident. After investigations, Nichkhun has headed home.
JYP Entertainment’s official statement read, “Around 2:30AM, Nichkhun attended a dinner with artists from our agency , following a rehearsal. They ate dinner and had a light drink, about two glasses of beer. Afterwards, Nichkhun was driving back to his dorm, which is located on the same block as the restaurant where we had our dinner, when he was involved in an accident with a motorcycle at the Hakdong intersection. Both Nichkhun and our company were careless, and we would like to sincerely apologize.”