Police said Monday they have arrested a 76-year-old woman in Fukuoka after the car she was driving mounted a sidewalk, killing two people.
According to police, the incident occurred in Kasuga at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Fuji TV quoted police as saying that the woman's car drifted mounted the sidewalk on the opposite side of the road, hitting and killing 73-year-old Teruko Moriyama and 38-year-old Sosaku Hara.
Police say the driver, who has been named as Fumiko Kishima from Onojo, has been charged with negligent driving resulting in death. Fuji TV quoted police as saying she has so far refused to discuss the circumstances leading up to the collision.© Japan Today