Update: iKON’s Jinhwan And Junhoe Sustain Minor Injuries In Car Accident, YG Makes Official Statement
Updated July 15 KST:
On the morning of July 14, YG Entertainment released an official statement regarding the car accident in which iKON’s Jinhwan and Junhoe were passengers:
We’ve confirmed that a vehicle with some members of iKON inside was in an accident on July 13 on Route 3 heading from Sacheon to Namhae.
The injuries sustained by the driver “A” as well as the members [of iKON] were minor according to doctors, and after receiving emergency treatment, they are currently resting at their dorm.
Our agency feels deep concern and heavy responsibility regarding the accident, which arose despite strict internal regulations about driving under the influence. We will be carrying out a thorough internal investigation and taking appropriately severe measures, and the driver “A” will be faithfully cooperating with police investigations.
We sincerely apologize.
iKON’s Jinhwan and Junhoe were reportedly in a car accident early this morning.
On July 13, the Kyungnam Citizens’ Newspaper published a report stating that at around 3:40 a.m. KST that day, a van skidded on the wet highway and hit a retaining wall. The van was traveling from Sacheon to Namhae.
It’s reported that iKON members Jinhwan and Junhee and driver “A” had minor injuries and received treatment at a nearby hospital. The police found that “A” had been drunk driving, and they are investigating the incident.
YG Entertainment has not yet released a statement on this report. Stay tuned for further updates.
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