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SNSD’s Sooyoung was involved in a car accident Sunday morning, injuring her backbone area, which will temporarily suspend all of her activities, local media reported today.
According to local media, Sooyoung was on her way to the city of Chun An around 9AM on August 28th when the car on the opposite lane crashed into her vehicle. Sooyoung was heading to a charity event for blind people, and the accident was caused by the opposite driver’s careless driving, it was reported.
Sooyoung’s doctor diagnosed her with a fractured backbone and told her to immediately suspend all activities for an extended break. Therefore, Sooyoung will not be able to attend the “SM TOWN LIVE” event in Tokyo on September 2nd and SNSD’s concert in Taiwan either, as she will focus on her recovery.
We’ll keep you updated as we get more news. Stay tuned!
On the way to voluntary service on the 28th, a member of Girls' Generation, Sooyoung, had a car crash at 9 a.m. due to the opponent driver's careless driving. Sooyoung will not be able to participate in 'SMTOWN LIVE in TOKYO SPECIAL EDITION' and Girls' Generation's concert in Taiwan and she is planning to receive treatment for a while. We wish Sooyoung's speedy and full recovery. [from FACEBOOK GIRLS' GENERATION STAFF]
UPDATE 1: SM, “Sooyoung’s injury will not affect comeback”
In the latest development, a representative from SM Entertainment said, “She (Sooyoung) will not be attending the 2 concerts scheduled, but SNSD’s Korean comeback will be not affected. Because their comeback date has not been confirmed, we will ensure that the treatment to her injury is fully completed by then”.
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Isak tweeted big news today! The Pops in Seoul VJ and SM Entertainment artist confirmed that SM Town will be heading to New York City, adding another US stop to their SM Town Live World Tour.
She tweeted "oh yea~!!not sure if im cleared to say this but oh well!! looks like SMTOWNYC is a go~!congrats!!not sure im going tho...:("
SM Town's World Tour began in just over a year ago in August 2010 at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. Since then they have performed in Los Angeles, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris.
No artist line up has been confirmed, but so far f(x), SNSD, SHINee, Super Junior, and DBSK have performed at each show. Other labelmates such as BoA, CSJH The Grace, Kangta, TRAX, and Jang Ri In have performed at most, but not every tour stop.