BTS Involved In Terrifying Tour Bus Accident In Taiwan

BTS car accident Taiwan
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Dec. 10 2018, Updated 3:39 p.m. ET

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BTS ended their last Taiwan show, quite literally, with a bang. The Korean music group and their team were involved in multi-vehicle this past  weekend.

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On Dec. 9, following their sold out concert at the Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium, group members RMJinSugaJ-HopeJiminV, and Jungkook all boarded their tour buses and made their way back to their hotel.


According to Taiwan News, shortly after getting on the expressway, the buses had in a “minor collision” that involved at least seven vehicles. Reportedly, the chain reaction-style accident happened when a vehicle up ahead stopped short.

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Shortly after the incident, the group’s agency, Big Hit Entertainment, released a statement in order to reassure worried fans. "After BTS finished their concert in Taiwan and were on their way to their lodgings, the artist car had a minor collision,” Big Hit told Soompi. “None of the members have any injuries and they got back to their lodgings safely, so there are no issues with their schedule."

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The harrowing accident comes just days after the group, made history by receiving their very first GRAMMY nomination. Love Yourself: Tear and the album’s art director, HuskyFox, are nominated in the best recording package category. It is the first K-pop album to ever receive this distinction.

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BTS’ back to back Taiwan tour dates were the last stadium concerts before they take a short hiatus. The group will resume their successful Love Yourself tour early next year. They will finish out 2018 with an appearance and a performance at both the MAMAs Fans’ Choice on Dec. 12 in Japan and the 2018 MAMAs in Hong Kong on Dec. 14.


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