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Jang Mi-ran in hospital after car accident

Four-time world champion Jang Mi-ran of South Korea has been hospitalized after sustaining a slight injury in a car accident.

Jang’s Volkswagen Sedan was hit by a sports utility vehicle from behind on a road in front of a shopping mall in Goyang, on the northern outskirts of Seoul, police said, adding she was sent to a nearby hospital for a medical check-up.

The SUV whose driver was not identified apparently skidded on a snow-covered road and crashed into Jang’s car, they said.