Following the shocking news of NCT 127 members Johnny, Jaehyun, and Jungwoo getting into an unfortunate accident on set while filming a commercial, fashion brand PUMA Korea has issued an official statement apologizing for what has happened to the idols.
PUMA Korea reiterated that the members are receiving treatment, as previously announced by SM Entertainment. The statement also clarified that member Taeil was at the scene of the accident—and while he, too, had suffered some injuries, he had chosen to return home for rest.
This is PUMA Korea. We would like to comment on the on-set accident involving NCT 127.
On December 9, PUMA’s APAC ambassadors NCT 127 were shooting a commercial when a structure on set caused members Johnny, Jaehyun, and Jungwoo to get hurt. Immediately after the accident, Johnny, Jaehyun, and Jungwoo were transported to the nearest medical facility for treatment and thorough check-ups. As soon as the results are available, you will be notified via their agency, SM Entertainment. Taeil was also involved, though he was not severely injured. Taeil has decided to return home and rest.
— PUMA Korea
The fashion brand regretted what has happened and shared that it “feels responsible” for the accident, promising to help the members’ recoveries.
PUMA Korea feels responsible for what has happened. We will do our best to ensure the causes are identified and preventative measures are placed. We apologize to the fans and SM Entertainment for the shock and concern. PUMA Korea will cooperate in every way possible to help Johnny, Jaehyun, and Jungwoo receive proper treatment and fully recover from this accident.
— PUMA Korea
Meanwhile, NCT 127 fans continue to grow upset with the lack of caution practiced on set.