A taxi driver was killed and his passenger remains in a coma after a crash in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on Monday.
According to police, the taxi driven by Yo Oikawa, 65, and another car collided at an intersection in Izumi Ward at around 5:10 a.m. Monday, Fuji TV reported. A woman in the back seat, identified as Hisako Suzuki, 63, suffered severe injuries and was taken to hospital where she remains in a coma, police said. Oikawa was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, police said. The driver of the other car suffered light injuries.
Police said it appeared the driver of the car went through a red light and hit the taxi.© Japan Today