‘Rolls Royce’ victim sues doctor for prescribing drugs for perpetrator

The victim’s side, who was seriously injured in a Rolls-Royce car accident that rushed into the sidewalk near Apgujeong Station in Seoul, filed a complaint against four doctors who are known to have prescribed drugs to the driver, Mr. Shin (28).

On the 16th, lawyer Kwon Na-won of Haegwang Law Firm, representing the victim, said, “A plastic surgeon near Apgujeong Station who administered two types of drugs to Mr. Shin on the day of the accident was charged with negligence on duty, aiding and abetting drug driving under the Road Traffic Act, and violating the Narcotics Control Act and Medical Act in Gangnam, Seoul. I filed a complaint with the police,” he said.

Three other doctors, who are known to have been prescribing안전놀이터 narcotic psychotropic drugs to Shin since February, filed charges of violating the Drug Control Act and the Medical Act.

Attorney Kwon said, “Mr. Shin must have been aware of the circumstances that he would be driving a vehicle while visiting the hospital several times.” insisted.

Regarding the remaining three doctors, whose identities were not specified, it explained, “We only accused them of violating the Narcotics Control Act and the Medical Act because they did not believe that a direct connection to the accident had been established.”

The victim is said to be still in a state of brain death.

Attorney Kwon said, “Mr. A underwent a total of two surgeries in the 14 hours immediately after the accident and was in a relatively stable condition, but his condition suddenly deteriorated in the early morning of the 5th.”

Mr. Shin was driving a Rolls-Royce vehicle on the road near Exit 4 of Apgujeong Station, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul at around 8:10 pm on the 2nd, and rushed into the sidewalk, injuring a woman in her 20s (Dangerous driving under the Act on the Aggravated Punishment of Specific Crimes, Dangerous Driving under the Road Traffic Act). He was arrested on the 11th for drug driving.

On the day of the accident, it was investigated that Shin got behind the wheel after taking midazolam and diazepam, which are psychotropic drugs, at the hospital. As a result of the analysis by the National Institute of Scientific Investigation, seven types of psychotropic drugs, including ketamine, were detected.

Shin said that from July 2016 to March 2017, she was caught taking methamphetamine five times, and she was sentenced to 1 year in prison and 3 years probation.

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