A newspaper delivery woman was knocked off her minibike by a rope that been tied across the road at a height of about 1.2 meters in the early hours of Sunday morning in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture. A police officer on patrol found the woman collapsed on the ground. She sustained minor head injuries.
The rope was about 1 cm thick and made of nylon, tied to a signboard and a hedge on either side of the road at a width of about 6 meters. The incident occurred while it was still dark, and there was little traffic in the area.© Wire reports