Today (2nd) morning, at a convenience store in Seoul, there was a dizzying incident of a car rushing into a car.
Accidents presumed to be sudden eruptions have also occurred.
Correspondent Kim Ji-wook.
All the windows of the convenience store are broken and debris is scattered on the road.
At 11:20 am today, an SUV driven by driver A in his 50s rushed into a convenience store in Gangbuk-gu, Seoul.
A vehicle driving from the road opposite the store suddenly accelerated from the white stop line and rushed into the store.
In the accident, an employee and a customer inside the store were injured while avoiding the vehicle, and driver A and a passenger were also injured, but their lives are not in danger.
Police believe that Mr. A is not in a state of alcohol or drugs.
[Kim Hyun-soo / Seoul Gangbuk Police Station Traffic Safety Section: According to the driver, he lost his mind for a while…
It almost could have become a dangerous situation.]
There were also traffic accidents that were presumed to be caused by sudden acceleration of the vehicle.
Last night around 10:30 in a residential area in Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do, a car driven by a female driver B, a woman in her 50s, collided with six parked and stopped vehicles one after another.
[Witness: (speed) 100km per hour or faster running...
She drove one or five or six and drove one round and drove it to the front of the house.]
On a road near Jorye-dong, Suncheon-si, Jeollanam-do, an electric car taxi that suddenly increased its speed collided with a vehicle waiting at a signal in the opposite lane, leading to a 13-fold collision.
Police are investigating the cause of the two accidents, leaving various possibilities open, such as sudden acceleration and inexperienced driving.
(Video coverage: Ji-Hoon Yang, video editing: Jun-Hee Kim)