On the morning of March 31, a drama production team bus headed toward Paju, Gyeonggi Province via freeway collided with a freight truck.
One man in his thirties was pronounced deceased on the scene, while ten others were transported to the hospital. Reports stated that three of them suffered serious injuries, while seven suffered minor injuries.
The bus belonged to the production crew of tvN’s upcoming drama series ‘Joseon Therapist’. tvN has now confirmed that the deceased man in his thirties was a drama PD.
In a press statement released on this day, tvN additionally relayed, “Earlier this morning, the production and filming crew of ‘Joseon Therapist’ was headed toward our filming studio in Paju, Gyeonggi Province. However, on the way, the crew bus was hit by a freight truck. The freight truck, after pumping gas at a nearby gas station, forcefully attempted to merge onto the third lane, causing the accident. One staff member has died on the scene, while two other members of the production team, and three other members of the equipment crew are in critical or severe conditions. Currently, our staff members have been transported to various nearby hospitals. We are currently working to ensure that we confirm the location of each of our staff members during their treatment.”
Meanwhile, tvN’s ‘Joseon Therapist’ is set to star Kim Min Jae, Kim Hyang Gi, Kim Sang Kyung, and more.