Gwangju Collapse Accident Investigation Headquarters, Hyeonsan Staff and Supervisor, etc.

On the afternoon of the 16th, at the site of the ‘Hyundai Industrial Development Apartment Construction Collapse Accident’ in Hwajeong-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, firefighters are searching for missing persons with life-saving dogs. At around 3:46 pm on the 11th, the 201 building at the Hwajeong-dong I-Park new construction site under construction by Hyundai Development Company collapsed from the 38th to the 23rd floor, leaving six workers missing. One out of six people was found dead, and it is unknown whether the other five are alive or dead. 2022.1.16/News1 © News1

The police have booked nine additional persons involved in the collapse of the Hwajeong I-Park apartment complex in Seo-gu, Gwangju. This brings the total number of criminals charged with this accident to 10.

On the 17th, the Gwangju Police Agency investigation headquarters charged 6 people including 5 people in charge of construction and safety management, including the head of the construction department of HDC Hyundai Industrial Development, the construction company of the collapsed apartment building, and 1 on-site manager of a subcontractor, on charges of occupational negligence and casualty, and supervised 3 people under the Building Act He said he was charged with a violation.

In addition, the investigation headquarters additionally applied the charge of negligent manslaughter in addition to the charges of violating the existing building law against Mr.

The Gwangju apartment collapse accident occurred on the 11th of this month at 3:47 pm when the outer wall of Hwajeong I-Park Apartment Building 201, which was under construction in Hwajeong-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, collapsed.

At a meeting with his staff on the 12th, President Moon Jae-in ordered “to thoroughly investigate the root cause of the recent succession of safety accidents” and “to do everything possible in follow-up measures such as prevention and strengthening safety measures to prevent recurrence.”

Accordingly, on the same day, a joint investigation headquarters was formed centered on the Gwangju District Prosecutors’ Office, the Gwangju Police Agency, and the Gwangju Regional Employment and Labor Office, and the Gwangju Police Agency charged Mr.

The police are accelerating the investigation by continuing the investigation of related persons, such as the search and seizure of related companies until this day.

The investigation headquarters explained, “We are analyzing delivery data obtained through the search and seizure of 10 concrete suppliers in the morning of today (17th).”

The investigation headquarters continued, “We are concentrating our investigative power to determine the cause of the collapse.”

Reporter Jeong Bong-oh [email protected]



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