In response to an accident in which a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, killing and injuring five children, Prime Minister Suga will consider support measures for the mayor of Yachimata regarding the operation of school buses on dangerous school routes. I conveyed my thoughts.

On the 28th of last month, five children were killed or injured in an accident in which a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students on their way home from school in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, killing two boys in the third and second grades of elementary school.

On the 9th, Prime Minister Suga met with Mayor Kitamura of Yachimata City at the Prime Minister's Office.



In this, Mayor Kitamura explained that he is asking the national and prefectural governments to support the operation of school buses at all elementary and junior high schools in the city and the placement of security guards on school routes. did.



In response, Prime Minister Suga expressed his intention to consider support measures for the operation of school buses on dangerous school routes.



Mayor Kitamura told reporters, "Because there was a big accident in Yachimata City, Prime Minister Suga talked about considering school buses ahead of the rest of the country."

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