Lee Kwang Soo injured his ankle in a car accident over the weekend, and will require surgery, forcing him to miss Running Man recordings while he recovers.
According to an exclusive report from Sports Chosun, Lee Kwang Soo injured his ankle in a car accident that occurred on February 15. He did not suffer any other injuries, but his injury to his ankle does require surgery. His surgery is scheduled to be today, February 18.
Due to his injury, Lee Kwang Soo was unable to participate in today’s Running Man recording.
Due to his injury, he is not expected to participate in the filming of Running Man for a while. It is expected that his return to filming will be determined after watching his recovery process, as his surgery and recovery are the priority.
— Broadcasting official.
Lee Kwang Soo’s agency, King Kong by Starship, confirmed his injury with their statement released to the press.
Lee Kwang Soo was in a car accident last week while on the way to a personal schedule. Fortunately, he was not seriously injured, but after conducting a thorough examination at the hospital, it was determined he had a fractured ankle. He is now being treated, and we will focus on recovering from his ankle injury.
Please understand that he will not be able to attend his previously scheduled events.
— King Kong by Starship