UPDATE: BTS' Jungkook Was Booked For Being Involved In A Minor Car Accident

The incident is currently under investigation.
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Update as of November 8, 2019, at 3:58 p.m.:

The Seoul Yongsan Police Station confirmed that BTS' Jungkook has been booked for questioning about violating the Road Traffic Act and the Act on Special Cases Concerning the Settlement of Traffic Accidents, according to Soompi.

"He was booked due to confirmation of the taxi driver receiving harm. Settlement is a personal matter and is not related [with the police investigation]," explained a source from the police station.

Update as of November 4, 2019, at 2:12 p.m.:

BigHit Entertainment just released an official statement confirming that Jungkook was involved in a minor car accident last week. Read BigHit's full statement via Soompi below:

"This is a statement regarding member Jungkook’s car accident.

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.

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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 afterwards.

We once again apologize to the victim, and we also express apologies for causing concern to fans.

Thank you."

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22-year-old BTS member Jungkook reportedly caused a minor car accident on November 2. According to Soompi, the K-pop idol was driving his Mercedes-Benz in the Hannam neighborhood where he "violated a traffic regulation and ran into a taxi."

Jungkook and the taxi driver were then brought to the hospital for their bruises to be treated.

Today, November 4, Jungkook was brought to the Seoul Yongsan Police Station and was questioned for violating the Road Traffic Act.

As of press time, BigHit Entertainment has yet to comment on the issue.

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