Two elderly people died when the car they were in crashed into the front pillar of a supermarket in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Wednesday afternoon.
The accident happened at Valor Aritama supermarket in Higashi Ward at about 3:15 p.m., Fuji TV reported. Police said that Seiho Kimura, 80, was driving, and his wife Kin, 76, was in the front passenger seat. Both suffered severe head injuries and were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead. Nobody in the store was injured.
Police believe that Kimura mistakenly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake as he drove into the supermarket parking lot, Fuji reported.© Japan Today