A 77-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon after the car she was driving crossed the center line and hit an oncoming car in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture.
Police identified the dead woman as Fusako Osawa. She suffered severe head injuries and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Three people in the second car, a couple in their 40s and their 13-year-old son, sustained minor injuries in the collision, Fuji TV reported.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 5:10 p.m. on National Route 16. Witnesses said Osawa’s car veered across the center line into the path of an oncoming car.© Japan Today