Yesterday we posted about the public concerned drinking and driving car accident happened in Hebei University. Killing one and injuring one, the perpetrator was already detained by the police. Today, “the Li Gang” of the lately catchy Internet catchphrase “My dad is Li Gang”, suspect’s father contacted CCTV through the police in order to express his deepest regret to the victims, victims’ families and also the public.
Reporter: Did you hear about the news on the same day of the incident?
Li Gang: I was on a business trip.
Reporter: How did you feel when you heard the news?
Li Gang: (Crying) Things like this happened to my kid, caused so much pain to the others, I feel very painful as well. These days I could not eat, could not sleep. As Li Qiming’s father, as a parent, on behalf of my whole family and my son, I express my deepest regret to victims and their families, I’m sorry. (90 degrees bow, he didn’t get up for long time.)
(reporter helped Li Gang back to his seat)
Li Gang: To me my stand is very clear, I will not shield my child. (Shaking his head with tears) This incident, If we switch places and I also try to understand the feelings of the victims. it’s the same, same. (crying) I will do my best… do my best to actively cooperate with victim’s treatment and sincerely give my condolences to the victim’s families. As for my child’s education, as a father I failed. I am very sad, very guilty, very ashamed. (covering his face and crying)
Video of Li Qiming cries and apologizes after being detained:
Zhang Jingjing The student injured in the accident is still haunted by her memory.