Veteran Actor Jung Won Joong has been involved in a car accident that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old driver.
According to news outlets, the actor was driving his car near a large grocery mart, when he made a left turn he collided with the delivery driver, the incident happened at 07:30 pm.
The 17-year-old driver was severely injured and was taken to the hospital immediately, while doctors were preparing to transfer him to a larger hospital via airlift, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.
The police investigating the incident believe it occurred due to it being night; the actor was unable to see the driver on his motorbike. They have also reportedly ruled out the possibility of Jung Won Joong driving under the influence as well.
Jung Won Joong has also reportedly admitted to his fault, and as a result, he will withdraw from his current KBS drama “Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life.”
Our deepest condolences to the 17-year-old family and friends.