A man in his 60s who was riding a bicycle on the street in Meguro-ku, Tokyo hit the open door of a taxi parked in front of him, fell over, and was hit by a following bus and died.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, before 7:00 pm on the 17th, a taxi driven by a 29-year-old man stopped on the side of the road to pick up a customer at "Meguro Dori" in Shimomeguro, Meguro Ward.

After that, when the driver opened the door of the driver's seat, a man in his 60s who was running on a bicycle collided and fell and was hit by the following route bus.

The man was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

The bus was running, but no passengers were injured.

Police said the taxi driver opened the door to help passengers load their luggage when he was hit by a cyclist who tried to overtake him from the right side of the car.

The police are investigating the cause of the accident by checking the drive recorder of the bus.