iKON Members Jinhwan And Junhoe Sustain Minor Injuries In A Car Accident
Their driver was reportedly driving under the influence.
iKON members Jinhwan and Junhoe were involved in a car accident and sustained minor injuries. According to Kyungnam Citizens’ Newspaper, the two members were traveling in a van. At around 3:40 a.m. KST on July 13, the automobile skidded on the wet highway and the van reportedly hit a retaining wall. Moreover, it was reported that their driver was driving under the influence. He has also sustained some injuries.
The news was confirmed by YG Entertainment, the agency that represents Jinhwan and Junhoe. As reported by Soompi, the agency has stated that the two iKon members, as well as the driver, have received treatment. They are currently resting in their dorm. They also revealed they will be carrying out an internal investigation and will take necessary actions.
The agency has issued a statement regarding the same:
“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 wish the iKon members a speedy recovery.
The group was first introduced in the reality survival program WIN: Who is Next.