Kim Joo Hyuk passes away due to fatal car accident

Jessica Lee, Oct. 30, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

Actor Kim Joo Hyuk has recently passed away due to a car accident on Monday at 4:30 PM on October 30 in Samseong-dong, Seoul. His Mercedes-Benz SUV was driving on Yeongdong Daero when it was hit by another vehicle near an I-Park apartment complex. 

His car crashed into the wall of the apartment complex and tumbled down the stairs. The car then proceeded to catch fire. He was removed from the vehicle at 5:07 PM and taken to Konkuk University Medical Center for treatment. However, his injuries were too severe and was declared dead at 6:30 PM. 

He was only three minutes away from home as he had lived in Cheongdam-dong. At the moment, the cause for the accident is still unknown. 

Our condolences to Kim Joo Hyuk and his family. 

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