A one-year-old boy was killed after the car he was in, driven by his father, crashed into a traffic light pole in Sapporo, police said
Police said the boy's father, Taiki Ichinose, 24, who was drunk at the time of the accident in Higashi Ward, has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving resulting in death, Fuji TV reported.
Police said the boy, Kanata, was not in a child safety seat in the back when the fatal accident occurred at around 11 p.m. Sunday.
Ichinose's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit to drive, police said, adding his wife, who was also in the car with a friend, tested positive for alcohol, as well. Ichinose, his wife and her friend sustained minor injuries.© Japan Today