License revocation level… Kwak Do-won’s side “We deeply apologize for the unfortunate incident”
Actor Kwak Do-won (49, real name Kwak Byung-gyu), who lives in Jeju, was driving drunk while driving and fell asleep in the middle of the road near an intersection.
Jeju West Police Station announced on the 25th that they had booked Kwak Do-won on charges of drunk driving under the Road Traffic Act.
At around 5 am that day, he was caught by the police while sleeping in a car with his SUV parked on a road near Eoeum Elementary School in Bongseong-ri, Aewol-eup, Jeju-si.
The police said, ‘The car parked on the road is not moving.
After receiving a report from a resident saying that he was suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, he went to the scene and woke him up while he was sleeping in the car and took a breath test.
It was confirmed that the blood alcohol level was higher than the license revocation value (0.08%).
At the time of his arrest, he obediently complied with a police breathalyzer test.
It is known that he declared to the police that he drove a car from Hallim-eup to Aewol-eup.
Based on the statement that the car was driven from Geumneung-ri, Hallim to the vicinity of Eoeum Elementary School in Bongseong-ri, the location of the arrest, the police estimated that he drove about 10 km while drunk.
The police believe that Kwak Do-won fell asleep while waiting for a signal at the intersection.
The place where the car was stopped was in the middle of a single lane road near the elementary school, which almost led to a dangerous accident.
A police officer said, “Fortunately, it was simple drunk driving that did not lead to another accident.”
‘Mada Entertainment’, to which Kwak Do-won belongs, issued a statement saying, “We deeply apologize for the unfortunate incident.”
“Regardless of the reason, Kwak Do-won and his agency feel their responsibility without any excuses,” he said.
Kwak Do-won debuted in 1992 and has appeared in films such as ‘Steel Rain 2: Summit’ (2020), ‘International Investigation’ (2020), and ‘There Is No Goo’ (2022).
He has moved and lives in Jeju.
In 2018, he worked as an ambassador for Jeju Island.