Highway Sightseeing Bus Accident Driver Sends Documents Sick Hidden Driving or February 21 13:40
In a tunnel on a highway in Kihoku-cho, Mie Prefecture, a driver of a sightseeing bus lost consciousness while driving and was injured by a passenger. He continued to drive without reporting and was sent documents on suspect of dangerous driving injury.
In November, a 47-year-old driver of a sightseeing bus lost consciousness while driving in a tunnel on the Kisei Expressway in Kihoku-cho, Mie Prefecture. After the bus touched the tunnel wall and noticed something unusual, a passenger operated the steering wheel and stopped, and the woman in her 50s was injured in the neck in the accident.
The driver was diagnosed with suspected epilepsy by a detailed examination at a medical institution after the accident, but according to police, he was diagnosed with suspected epilepsy about a year before the accident by a doctor. That is.
Police did not report the diagnosis to the company and continued driving the bus, causing an accident.
The driver had retired after the accident and had accused the police of saying, "I told him that I would be out of business if I told my company I was sick and hid it."