Our hearts are in shambles this morning as we’re hit with yet another awful piece of news.
Ladies’ Code member RiSe, who was involved with the tragic car accident which took the life of fellow Ladies’ Code member EunB, has passed away. It was reported that RiSe had been in coma several days, after her surgery had to be stopped because of her falling blood pressure. Even during EunB’s funeral, RiSe continued to be in critical condition and is still in the neurosurgical intensive care unit (ICU) to address the significant injuries to her head.
Members Ashley and Zuny who both suffered minor injuries, however, were present at EunB’s funeral.
The Ladies’ Code girls were on the way back to their dorms in a vehicle traveling near Youngdong highway towards Incheon in Seoul when the crash happened. They had just wrapped up the recording of KBS’s “Open Concert” in Daegu. The vehicle’s back wheel coming off and coupled with the rainy weather and the wet road, the vehicle spun several times, hitting a guardrail.
Watch EunB and RiSe’s final performance with the group in Daegu hours before the crash here:
The van was carrying a total of 8 people (including the driver) at that time. EunB passed away at the scene while RiSe sustained serious injuries and had to have an emergency brain surgery that lasted over 9 hours.
Polaris Entertainment announced on the 7th that RiSe has ultimately succumbed, stating:
Ladies’ Code’s RiSe has passed away to the heavens at 10:10 AM on the 7th, at 23 years of age.
At the time of the accident on the 3rd, RiSe obtained a big injury to her head and was moved to the hospital. She was operated on as much as possible for a long time, but she has ultimately passed away. Her parents, who came from Japan, and the label employees stayed with her at the end. We are sorry to give another sad news since the late EunB and we cannot hide our sorrow.
It has been announced that the wake will be held at the Korean University Anam Hospital. Also the same place where EunB’s wake was.
The first pictures from Ladies’ Code member RiSe’s wake at the Korean University Anam Hospital have surfaced. It has also been said that her wake will cater to a number of mourners, including her family, friends, and staff from Polaris Entertainment. More are expected to arrive throughout the night
Currently, there has been no further details about where RiSe’s final resting place will be. We’ll update this post with more information when we get ’em.
Our hearts go out to RiSe’s family, EunB’s family, other members of Ladies’ Code, their friends, fans, as well as loved ones.