A recent police report has confirmed that Han Ji-sung was intoxicated at the time of her death last month. The peculiar accident had Han Ji-sung stop her car in the middle of the Incheon Expressway, allegedly so that her husband could urinate. She was struck by a taxi while standing near the vehicle.
Most of the specifics of the case are difficult to verify, even with black box footage, due to the generally incomprehensible nature of Han Ji-sung's actions. However, alcohol was long suspected to be a likely explanation in part due to that incomprehensibility. Police have stated that they intend to continue investigating Han Ji-sung's husband for aiding and abetting her drunk driving, particularly as her license had already been revoked due to a previous drunk driving charge.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com.
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