Jungkook was involved in a minor accident on 2 November while driving through Hannam in the Yongsan District of Seoul, as he hit a taxi. The accident happened just days after the finale of the BTS lucrative world tour in Seoul.
However, as being reported, the 22-year-old has admitted his fault in the incident and a settlement was made with the other driver.
In this regard the entertainment agency representing BTS, Big Hit issued a statement saying: “The police have not closed this case yet, so we cannot reveal the exact details, but Jungkook was driving his car last week when he had a minor collision with another vehicle due to his own mistake”
“Both the victim and Jungkook did not sustain any major injuries. Jungkook admitted that he violated the road Traffic Act immediately after the accident. The scene of the accident was resolved and police questioning was completed according to the due process, and an amicable settlement was made with the victim afterward”, continued the statement.
“We once again apologize to the victim, and we also express apologies for causing concern to fans”, stated Big Hit.
The young star is being interrogated for this accident. According to an official from the National Police Agency, the star was sober when the accident took place but declined to say what the violation was.
“The investigation is still ongoing and we are trying to find out if both parties are mutually at fault,” the official told AFP.