A man who attempted to flee from police in his car crashed into a parked vehicle and injured three pedestrians in Miura, Kanagawa Prefecture, police said Thursday.
According to police, the incident occurred just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. TBS quoted police as saying that the suspect made a right turn into a no-right turn street. A nearby patrol car ordered him to stop at once, but the suspect sped up and attempted to get away. The man crashed into another vehicle and hit three pedestrians.
The 75-year-old woman who was driving the car at the time of the collision was not injured, but the three pedestrians -- two men and one woman -- sustained minor injuries, police said.
The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Yuki Ishikawa, a resident of Yokosuka and a company employee. Ishikawa was quoted by police as saying he panicked when the patrol car approached him.© Japan Today