K-Pop singer EunB, who was a member of the popular South Korean girl group ‘Ladies’ Code,’ died on Sept. 3 in a car accident, according to a report. The singer was just 22 years old. EunB, 22, was reportedly riding in a van with her four fellow group mates, Rise, SoJung, Zuny and Ashley, in South Korea when the van’s wheel fell off. EunB passed away in the accident and two other group members were hospitalized with injuries, according to multiple report.
Popular K-Pop group Ladies’ Code has lost one of its members, according to E! Online. EunB was killed in the crash, which occurred while the group was traveling to Seoul, South Korea.
Rise was taken to the hospital in critical condition and SoJung was also hospitalized for unspecified injuries. The report says members Ashley and Zuny, as well as the band’s team (who were also in the van), did not suffer any injuries.
Polaris Entertainment, Ladies’ Code’s record label, released the following statement to Yahoo! Philippines after the accident:
After a schedule in Daegu on September 2, LADIES′ CODE was headed back to Seoul. Around 1:30 AM in Suwon, an issue occured with the car′s back wheel coming off. With the rainy road and wheel coming off, the vehicle spun several times, hitting a guardrail. Due to this, Eun Bi unfortunately passed away. The other members, Rise is in critical condition while So Jung is injured and hospitalized, currently receiving treatment. The other members, manager, and stylists, who were in the car, did not receive serious injuries. Our staff is also unable to recover from the shock and are in great sorrow right now. We want to apologize to all the fans and everyone who have received much shock, and we ask for everyone to pray for the quick recovery of the members.
Update: Rise Is Out Of Brain Surgery But ‘Under Careful Observation’
An update has been given to the public about Rise’s current condition. According to Metro UK, the singer had emergency brain surgery on Sept. 3, but is now resting. Polaris Entertainment said the following to Metro UK:
“Rise’s long operation has ended and she’s currently under careful observation. The other members are currently hospitalised in Seoul. Sojung underwent an operation for her bone fracture. Ashley and Zuny did not sustain major injuries, but because of the shock and trauma from the accident they are currently undergoing several examinations and treatment.”