day (22nd), the last day of the Chuseok holiday, a doctor in his 60s, who was visiting the Holy Sepulcher, saw the accident site in the rain and went to rescue, but was hit by another vehicle and died. It is known that the deceased has consistently volunteered and did not pass by neighbors in need.
This is KNN Correspondent Choi Hansol.
<Reporter> On the
last day of Chuseok holiday, it was raining on Namhae Expressway.
An SUV slides in the rain and leaves its lane and climbs up a hill.
[Black box at the time of the accident: Uh! uh!… what? Shouldn't it be reported?]
Young-gon Lee, a 61-year-old doctor, stopped the car and ran.
[Accident vehicle driver: Someone (Lee Young-gon) came. He asked if he was okay, and he checked to see if his body was all moving. I reported it, so it was okay (I said.)]
However, as he was returning to his car after a while, Mr. Lee was hit by a passing car.
It was the scene of the accident at the time.
After checking the patient's condition here, Mr. Lee was on his way back to his vehicle when a car coming from behind slipped into the rain and crashed into it.
[Kim Dong-geun / Highway Patrol Inspector: The victim was quickly transported to the hospital, but unfortunately
, he died an
Mr. Lee, who died, had an accident on the way back after visiting his father's grave during the Chuseok holiday.
Mr. Lee, who has run internal medicine for 30 years in Jinju, Gyeongnam.
Because he was the warmest doctor who gave free medical treatment to patients in need, the patients also could not hide their sadness.
[Jung Young-ja / Visiting patient: To put the patient at ease...
He was a very nice person...
.] For the
past 20 years, he has been in charge of treating inmates in prisons, fulfilling his convictions as a doctor.
[Kim Beop-hwan / late Young-gon Lee friend: I was willing to pay a local scholarship personally…
Undisclosed service is far more friends than revealed service.]
Mr. Lee, who did not go too
his footsteps and helped the wounded, did his last duty.
(Video coverage: Ahn Myeong-hwan KNN, screen provided: Gyeongnam Police Agency)Keywords: