• 'Cream bread father' hit-and-run culprit turns himself in

    January 29, 2015 @ 5:44 pm

    A 37-year-old male identified as Huh has surrendered himself to the police, admitting to being the culprit behind the "cream bread father" hit-and-run incident.On January 10, South Korea was shocked when a 29-year-old Kang passed away in a sudden hit-and-run accident in the city of Cheongju. According to reports, Kang was on his way home after buying a bag of cream breads for his pregnant wife of seven months. A white BMW hit

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  • Suicidal, drugged driver is caught in an epic car chase

    January 29, 2015 @ 1:25 pm

    On January 28, the Gyeonggi Police published the above clip of a car chase that occurred earlier this month when six different police cars were dispatched to stop a suicidal, 54-year-old Park driving under the influence of drugs. The way the police cars manage to surround him and get him to stop is pretty epic, so check it out. Netizens who commented on the above clip applauded the Gyeonggi Police's hard work, saying, "You guys are amazing!" "We

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  • This is crazy: Con Artists caught on dashcam staging car accidents

    January 29, 2015 @ 11:50 am

    Con artists will go to any length of deception. Check out this crazy compilation of con artists faking car accidents caught on dashcams. The video features the various types of scammers compiled by the Korea Observer. Wow.... The things people will do for money.

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  • South Korea becomes concerned with hit-and-run issues after 'cream bread father' incident

    January 28, 2015 @ 6:17 pm

    South Korea is currently invested in hit-and-run incidents ever since the "cream bread father" incident in which 29-year-old Mr. Kang fell victim to hit-and-run and died on the spot. On January 10 around 1:10 AM, Mr. Kang was walking home in the city of Cheongju after buying a bag of cream breads for his pregnant wife of seven months. According to reports, a white BMW ran into Mr. Kang and then left the scene. Mr. Kang was found dead wh

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  • 23 people hospitalized after a huge 43 multi-car crash near Busan

    January 21, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

    It has been reported that on January 16, a huge car accident involving 43 vehicles occurred on the Jungang Expressway near Busan.The accident occurred at 10:17 AM when one car slid across the slippery road, hit the guardrail, and came to a halt in the middle of the highway. Although the passengers of the first car were able to exit the vehicle and wait on the side of the road for help, other drivers had difficulty driving around them, leading to

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  • 36-year-old Korean man driving a Bentley does anything he can to get away with a hit-and-run

    January 14, 2015 @ 12:02 pm

    Remember that woman who tried to drive away from the police 'Grand Theft Auto' style? Looks like she's not the only one who thinks that anything goes when you're on the road! Recently a 36-year-old Mr. Yoo caused two car accidents, leaving a total of five cars damaged in a crazy hit-and-run story.The incident occurred in the Gangnam district of Seoul. At the 0:20 mark in the news clip shown above, Mr. Yoo can be seen driving a Bentley at an unsaf

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  • Drunk grandma in her 60s avoids the police via car chase

    December 23, 2014 @ 12:07 pm

    It was recently reported by the Seoul Dongjak Police Station that an intoxicated, 60-year-old grandma, Ms. Kim, drove recklessly in downtown Seoul to avoid the police.According to the police, Ms. Kim was driving around the Seoul National Cemetery area around 11:10 PM when police first suspected her to be drunk driving. When the police asked her to stop, Ms. Kim turned around and drove on the wrong side of the street. The clip above shows Ms.

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  • Woman thinks she's playing 'Grand Theft Auto,' attempts to drive away from police officer multiple times

    December 4, 2014 @ 1:15 pm

    A video of a woman doing all she can to avoid speaking with a traffic police officer is gaining an overwhelming amount of attention. The whole spectacle is pretty crazy, you can check out the video footage above.The video was uploaded on December 4, but the incident happened on the 3rd near the Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul. The female driver is said to be in her 30's and she was caught driving the wrong way on a one way street by the police officer

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  • Woman in her 40s falls into a manhole 5 meters (16 ft) deep

    November 7, 2014 @ 1:34 pm

    On November 5, it was reported that a female pedestrian fell into a manhole 5 meters (or approx. 16 ft) deep in the middle of a crosswalk.The incident occurred in the city of Suwon at a crosswalk near the Suwon City Hall Station. While the woman was walking across the street, she suddenly fell through a manhole that had been covered by iron plates. The woman has been taken to a hospital since and is reported to have suffered a wound to her backsi

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  • Man in his 20s dies in unfortunate car accident with his four friends prior to army enlistment

    October 29, 2014 @ 11:45 am

    Netizens are expressing their shock over an unfortunate car accident which occurred yesterday. On the morning of October 28 around 8AM KST, five friends in their 20s passed away after crashing into a 4.5 ton truck. According to the Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency and Korea Expressway Corporation, the five were driving on the Honam Expressway in a rented Hyundai Elantra. As one of these five, a Mr. Kim, was about to enlist into the army, it

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