Man, dead after being run over by a taxi cab; driver, looking at the car navigator just before the accident
TOKYO – Earlier yesterday, a man was run over by a cab while lying on the road in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo. The cab driver said that he was operating the car navigation system just before the accident.
Man, dead after being run over by a taxi cab; driver, looking at the car navigator just before the accident (JNN)
At around 3:15 a.m. yesterday, a man in his 30s was run over by a cab while he was lying on the road in Uehara, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo. The man was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition, but was confirmed dead.
The Metropolitan Police Department has arrested the cab driver, Yukinari Tsuruoka, 54, on suspicion of negligent driving and injury. According to the police, Tsuruoka said he was operating a car navigation system just before the accident.
The scene is in a residential area about 400 meters south of Yoyogi Uehara Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.
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