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2AM's Jinwoon Needs Emergency Surgery After Major Car Crash

October 7, 2013 at 10:18 am EDT

Jinwoon at an Omega watch exhibition at the Beyond Museum in Gangnam, Seoul, on July 8 Credit: Song Hyo Jin/Dispatch Images

Jinwoon at an Omega watch exhibition at the Beyond Museum in Gangnam, Seoul, on July 8
Credit: Song Hyo Jin/Dispatch Images

Jinwoon of idol group 2AM has been injured in a car accident and requires an emergency operation on his ankle, IdolWow! has confirmed.

The 22-year-old's agency have confirmed that a vehicle carrying the singer collided with a 25-tonne truck in the late hours of last night, October 6. "While the vehicle has been badly wrecked, Jinwoon's injuries are fortunately not as grave," a Big Hit Entertainment spokesman reveals. "But he has injured his right ankle and sole and is expected to go into surgery today."

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The idol singer -- who was still recovering from an August ankle injury -- had been returning to Seoul after an event with his manager and members of his hair and makeup team when the vehicles collided inside a highway tunnel. All other passengers are said to have been hurt and currently receiving treatment.

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How Jinwoon's forthcoming schedules will be affected are still unknown. The "One Spring Day" performer usually hosts KBS2's Music Bank show on Fridays and is scheduled to hold a performance for his forthcoming rock single on October 12. 2AM are also kicking off a series of concerts in December.

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