Former AKB48 singer Atsuko Maeda, 24, was involved in a traffic accident Sunday after the car she was driving hit a taxi in Tokyo.
According to police, Maeda, who is now an actress, was driving along a three-lane road in Kasumigaseki at around 5:15 p.m. Sunday when her car scraped against the right backside of a taxi in the left lane beside her, Fuji TV reported. Neither Maeda nor anyone in the taxi were injured, police said.
Maeda issued an apology through her management agency on Monday afternoon. She said she was sorry for any trouble she had caused.© Japan Today