Authorities Confirm Reports Of Car Accident Involving 2AM’s Lim Seulong And A Jaywalking Pedestrian
Lim Seulong’s agency Jellyfish Entertainment has released an official statement regarding the car accident involving the singer.
The statement reads:
“Hello. This is Jellyfish Entertainment.
This is our statement on the car accident involving Lim Seulong.
First, may the victim of the fatal accident rest in peace, and we send our deepest condolences to his family.
On August 1, Lim 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, Lim Seulong immediately took emergency measures on-site, but the victim, unfortunately, passed away while he was being taken to the hospital.
Lim Seulong was questioned by the police according to protocol and was sent home afterwards, but he is in a state of shock.
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.”
Police have confirmed that 2AM’s Lim Seulong was involved in a car accident with a jaywalking pedestrian.
On August 4, the police revealed that Lim Seulong had been involved in a car accident in the late hours of August 1.
According to the authorities, Lim Seulong was driving his SUV on a rainy night in the road of Eunpyeong, Seoul at 11:50 pm.
It is said that Lim Seulong had hit the man who was crossing the road even though the Pedestrian signal light was red.
The man was taken to the hospital but unfortunately, passed away shortly from his injuries.
The Seoul Seobu Police Station stated, “We are currently in the process of investigating the accident. It is true that the person passed away after being hit by Lim 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.”
“Lim Seulong was not driving under the influence, but we are investigating other possibilities, such as speeding. However, it is difficult for us to say anything at this time as the investigation is currently underway. We ask for your understanding that we cannot reveal details regarding the investigation.”
Reports say that Lim Seulong was taken for questioning immediately after the accident and will be called in at a later date for additional interrogation.
When reached for comment, Jellyfish Entertainment, Lim Seulong agency had been cautious, leaving a short statement.
“We are currently in the process of confirming details regarding the accident involving Lim Seulong. Once we have a full understanding of the situation, we will release a statement.”