Six, including four toddlers, injured in Tokyo after vehicle plows into pedestrians
Japan Times -- Nov 12
Six people, including four nursery school children, were injured Monday after a vehicle plowed into them at a pedestrian crossing in Hachioji, in western Tokyo, police said.

The children, about 1 or 2 years old, suffered minor injuries, while two teachers said to be around their 30s and 40s were also taken to hospital, according to police.

The conditions of those injured are not life threatening, police said.

The driver of the minitruck, who is in his 60s, was arrested for alleged negligence resulting in injury. He was also taken to the hospital.

The accident occurred around 10:20 a.m. while children from a nearby school were apparently being taken for a walk by the teachers, according to the police.

The front of the vehicle was badly damaged, with its windshield broken and headlights and bumper hanging off. Some children’s shoes could be seen next to it in the aftermath of the accident.

News source: Japan Times
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