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Man arrested for attempted murder after traffic dispute in Ibaraki Prefecture


Police in Yuki City, Ibaraki Prefecture, said Tuesday they have arrested a 38-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of attempted murder after he hit a 53-year-old man with his car following a traffic dispute.

The incident occurred at around 8 a.m. on Monday. NHK reported that Masao Fujii is accused of attempting to kill another man at an intersection by hitting him with his car and then leaving the scene. The victim suffered severe injuries, including a broken pelvis.

According to police reports, the victim was driving his car when he stopped at the intersection. The victim’s car was in front of Fujii’s car. He stopped his car and got out of the vehicle to walk back and talk to Fujii, but Fujii reportedly hit him and drove off.

Police said Fujii has denied the allegation and are questioning both men, who do not know each other, about what happened at the intersection to cause the dispute.

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Probably tailgating the victim like crazy.

10 ( +10 / -0 )

Cars are dumb

no, cars are brilliant machines that can do many things for people.

It’s the degenerates that don’t know how to drive or live in society, who are the dumb ones.

Masao Fujii is 

definitely one of them.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

Victim-blaming time - you get out of your car to confront someone so better have your dukes up and stay out of the car's path. Stupid move.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Why is there a need to get out of a car at all?

I’ve seen this type of behavior before and it is to mainly show aggression.

I suggest to anyone,driving on a regular basis to invest in a dashcam and an interior camera also, for protection.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

He wasn’t walking back to talk to him. He was walking back to berate him. People need to control their emotions when they’re driving. Also leave on time so you don’t have to be impatient.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Cars are dumb.

Drivers are the real dumbs..

5 ( +7 / -2 )

These crazy driving incidents often seem to take place in Ibaraki pref.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Dont get out of the car....stay in the car with some Bear Spray in hand.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

He should have said it wasn't me I have a smart car I drive a TESLA!! It has avoidance and collision technology designed in it there is no way it would allow me to get that close!

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He stopped his car and got out of the vehicle to walk back and talk to Fujii, but Fujii reportedly hit him and drove off.

Seems like the perpetrator claiming to be a victim! He tried to threaten the car driver behind him ( as we regularly see wannabe Yakuza men do, get out of their car shouting and approach car behind them ) and fearing for his life the driver behind him made an escape for it!

-1 ( +6 / -7 )

Cars are dumb.

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