A 100-year-old man riding a motorized wheelchair died after he was hit by a motorbike in Bungotakada, Oita prefecture, police said Monday.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday on a two-lane road. NTV quoted police as saying that Akira Adachi was crossing the road when he was hit from the side and sent flying. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead about two hours later.
Police said visibility was good at the time and are questioning the 45-year-old bike rider, who is from Fukuoka Prefecture, over the circumstances leading up to the accident.© Japan Today