On the morning of the 22nd, in Taito-ku, Tokyo, taxis collided with cars waiting for traffic lights and shuttle cars at nursing care facilities one after another, and a woman in her 90s who was in the shuttle car suffered a serious injury that broke her wrist.


The Metropolitan Police Department has arrested a 71-year-old taxi driver on suspicion of negligent driving injuries and is investigating the circumstances of the accident.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, at around 8:30 am on the 22nd, a taxi collided with a light passenger car waiting for a traffic light on the road in Hashiba, Taito-ku, and then continued to drive, even for a shuttle car at a nursing facility that had stopped about 50 meters ahead. I crashed.



A total of four cars were involved in an accident, and a woman in her 90s who was in a shuttle car was taken to the hospital with a serious injury that broke her wrist.

After the accident, the taxi plunged into the vicinity of the entrance of a nearby condominium, backed about 50 meters, and stopped.



The customer was not on board.



The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Kazuo Okura (71), who was driving a taxi in Sumida Ward, Tokyo, on the spot on suspicion of negligent driving injury.



In response to the investigation, he admitted that he was in a state where he could not explain in detail about that time.



The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the situation of the accident in detail, considering that it may be caused by illness.

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