Society | Aug 12

Man plows car into Shizuoka festival crowd injuring 3 people

TOKYO, Aug 12 (News On Japan) - Police have arrested a male driver on suspicion of attempted murder after driving his car into a pedestrian zone of a summer festival in Shizuoka City on Friday evening, injuring three people.

The car struck pedestrians attending the "Night Market" summer festival before 6 PM leaving a man in his 30s and his 2-year-old son with minor injuries, while a woman in her 40s injured her neck and was taken to the hospital, but she remained conscious.

Police arrested Kazuteru Tokimori (26), a company employee from Suruga Ward, Shizuoka City, who was driving the car, on suspicion of attempted murder.

Tokimori has admitted to the allegations, saying, "I did it out of frustration."

Source: ANNnewsCH


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