Five children and one pedestrian were injured after a car plowed into them as they were walking to school in Toyonaka, Osaka, on Wednesday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7:50 a.m. Sankei reported that five boys, aged between 7 and 12, were hit by a car driven by a 50-year-old woman. Two of the boys sustained serious injuries, including one 7-year-old boy who is in a state of cardio-respiratory arrest. A 40-year-old woman pedestrian also suffered light injuries.
Police said the driver, Emi Nakamura, has been arrested on a charge of reckless driving resulting in injury. She told police she had just dropped her daughter off at the train station and was on her way home.
The incident took place about 500 meters from Shibahara Station.© Japan Today